Images show the highest volcano in Eurasia seen from ISS; Harry Pettit; Daily Mail Online


Russia – Volcanoes of Kamchatka

ISS cosmonaut Dr Sergey Ryazansky, 42, has captured photos of the volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka located on the north-eastern Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula.

 

  • Cosmonaut Dr Sergey Ryazansky, 42, has captured photos of the volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka in Russia
  • The images show smoke billowing from the huge volcano, which has an elevation of 4,750 metres (15,580ft)
  • The volcano’s tip is seen breaching through the white cloud cover as it spews rust-coloured smoke
  • The huge volcano’s first recorded eruption was in 1697, and it has been almost continuously active since

These incredible photographs show the highest active volcano in Eurasia as seen from the International Space Station.

Cosmonaut Dr Sergey Ryazansky, 42, captured these photos of the volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka located on the north-eastern Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula.

The images show smoke billowing from the huge volcano, which has an elevation of 4,750 metres (15,580 feet) and is the largest active volcano in the Northern Hemisphere.

 

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