Karymskaya hill

  • Semyachik, Russia
  • East Ridge, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky district, Kamchatka region 
    Karymskaya Sopka volcano is layered, which was formed over 6,000 million years ago. He is a huge cone-shaped mound, which consists of rocks dacites and andesites. The height of the volcano is 1500 meters. At the top of the hill is correct form of the crater. With its constantly beat gases from white cloud.

    This is one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the Kamchatka region. Seismologists sometimes do not know what we can expect from it. Karymskaya active volcano on the peninsula. Only at the end of the XIX century were about 20 eruptions.

    The last 10 years the volcano made itself felt twice. The first explosion was in 2005. Fortunately everything worked just great ashfall, which incidentally covers an immense area of ​​Kamchatka. The second - in 2010. The strong aftershocks killed all animals in the lake Karymskaya, which is located at the foot of the volcano.
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Sights nearby

Lake Karymskoe
Karymskaya waterfalls
Sopka Academy of Sciences
Volcano Small Semyachik
River Zhupanova

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