Tag Archives: RU – Volcanoes of Kamchatka

20 natural wonders of Russia; Alexandra Guzeva; RBTH

Alexandra Guzeva brings you all of them in one place: from the world-famous beauty of Lake Baikal to completely uncharted far-flung corners with mind-blowing landscapes.

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Toxic Spill Kills 95% Of Marine Life In Russian Region Close To Alaska; Nishan Degnarain; Forbes

95% of sea creatures have been found dead along a 25 mile stretch in a UNESCO Heritage Site in Eastern Russia. The cause of the spill is being investigated, though oil has been detected. This is the latest in a string of oil, shipping and ocean disasters in the last few months.

Source: Toxic Spill Kills 95% Of Marine Life In Russian Region Close To Alaska

Second mass death of marine animals occurs off of Russian peninsula; Charlotte Mitchell; Daily Mail

Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula has experienced the second unexplained death of marine life in little over a week as surfers and swimmers complain of nausea and eye problems.

Source: Second mass death of marine animals occurs off of Russian peninsula

Russia Sees Some Of Itself In ‘Ring Of Fire’ Volcanic Eruptions; Andy Heil; Radio Free Europe

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Images Show Active, Glacier-Covered Volcanoes in the Russian Far East; Nabilah Islam; GlacierHub

This week’s Photo Friday features two, restless glacier-covered volcanoes in Kamchatka, a peninsula lying on the Pacific coast of eastern Russia.

Source: Images Show Active, Glacier-Covered Volcanoes in the Russian Far East – GlacierHub

Uzon caldera, Kamchatka, Russia. Part I; Dmitry Moiseenko & Stanislav Sedov; Air Pano

Russia – Volcanoes of Kamchatka

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Journey to the bears in the Kronotsky Reserve, Kamchatka; Sergey Semenov, Sergey Shandin & Dmitry Moiseenko; Air Pano

Russia – Volcanoes of Kamchatka

Another unique feature of Kurile Lake is a long salmon spawning period: from June to March. Both factors attract many brown bears to the lakeshore. Under normal conditions bears avoid each other, but during salmon spawning period they group together. One can observe up to 20 bears near the lake simultaneously: they are so preoccupied with fishing that they ignore not only other bears, but also humans.

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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.

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When Lava Hits Ice in Russia’s Far East; Souvik Chatterjee; GlacierHub

Russia – Volcanoes of Kamchatka

The volcanoes in Kamchatka harbor glaciers because of their massive size which can lead to lahars, or mudslides, caused when lava interacts with glaciers.

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Stunning photos offer rare glimpse of ice caves in Russia; Andrea Magrath; Daily Mail

Shaped by a hot spring that runs past the volcanoes in the Kamchatka peninsula, the water has created beautiful translucent tunnels.

Source: Stunning photos offer rare glimpse of ice caves in Russia