Most Active Volcanoes of Russia You Should Know

Klyuchevskaya SopkaRussia is full of snow. Whether with this condition, did you know that Russia is still have the Active Volcanoes? Well, we could says this because you have to know this fact. We present to you more about Most Active Volcanes of Russia You Should Know. In 10 volcanoes active, there are 9 volcanoes that located on Kamchatka Peninsula. 3 of 10 volcanoes located in Shakalin Regions. Lets jump right in !

Klyuchevskaya Sopka, The Highest Mountain in Russia

Klyuchevskaya is the highest mountain in Kamchatka Peninsula, and the highest of Active Volcane which located in Eurasia. This mountain is also the Natural Volcanoes of Kamchatka and it is list as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Klyuchevskaya first appear about 6000 years ago by nature. And the first eruption that had been recorded was about in 1697. Then after that, the eruptions still happen until today. There are some eruption among  2007 until 2015.

Klyuchevskaya is the most sacred mountain. Some indigenous people says, the Klyuchevskaya is located which the first world created. Some believe this, and some other not. But, tis mountain is not recommended for hiking. In 1788, the first climbed man was died because of the lava blew out of there. You still can have the beautiful picture of Klyuchevskaya Sopka while you don’t climb it.

Koryaksky Sopka

Koryaksky or called Koryakskaya is an active volcano which located in Far East Kamchatka Peninsula. It is neighbouring with Avachinsky, both mountain has been called ”Decade Volcano” because of the historical story behind it. Decade volcano name appear because of the explosive eruptions happens for the first time in BC. Read also 8 World Celebrities Who Were Able to Speak Russian

Koryaksky lies over Pacific Ring of Fire, which can make the underneath sliding about 80mm per year. Geological has been recorded the three explotion eruption which happen at 5500 BC, 1950BC , 1550 BC. The three eruptions are the effusive lava flows.

Avachinsky Sopka

Avachinsky or called Avachinskaya is an active volcano too which located in Kamchatka Peninsula, which is neighbouring to Koryaksky Sopka. It has a horseshoe-shaped caldera which covered 500 kilometers area in south of  volcano, underlying the city Petrapavlosk. History recorded that Avachinsky had 16 times eruptions. Recent  large eruptions was happen in 1945 which make the lava runaway over 0,25 kilometers. The volcano continues effect of earthquakes and some fumaroles exist near the summit.

Karymsky Volcano

Karymsky Volcano is the most active volcano in Russia. It is located in Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. Even ash from the eruptions can distracted flight which Flight to the North Pacific. The cone of Karymsky have been Destructed over 2000 years ago within 5-km caldera. Karymsky is a strato-volcano. The temperature over all of Karymsky is between 73 degree Farenheit to 16 degree Farenheit. Read More 5 Facts About Day of Science as Public Holiday in Russia

Zhupanovsky Volcano

Zhupanovsky is a compound volcano with height 2858 meters. It is have four overlapping stratovolcanoes. Three of stratovolcanoes were built in Pleistocene, and the fourth was built in Holocene which noted by historical eruptions volcano. Read more 8 Facts of International Men’s Day in Russia.

Mutnovsky Volcano

Historical noted that Mutnovksy has been errupted 16 times. And the biggest goes in 1848. One of the interesting fact of Mutnovsky that yous should know is, before 60s Mutnovsky have a lake with warm water which have diameters about 200-250 meters. Then, in 1960 erruptions was happen. And suddenly change the lake at the bottom of Mutnovsky to a crater with full of glacier. Read Also 6 Hidden Facts of Russian Beauty Standards

Alaid Volcano

Alaid volcano is also known as Atlasov Volcano because of this volcano is located on Atlasov Island. Alaid is the tallest volcano whic located on Kurile Islands. Historical noted that Alaid volcano was a stratovolcano which rises from the sea floor about 3000m. It is also the one that the most active volcano in Russia. The largest explosions was happened in 1790 and 1981 which noted among the Historical times.

Bezymianny Volcano

Bezymianny Volcano is one of the most active volcano in Kamchatka. It is now located between its sister which name Kamen and Kliuchevskoi. There are 3 peroids of intesified acitivity that geology noted for the past 3000 years. First, the activity started at 1955 which is errupted. Then, the event make a horseshoe crater. Since then, lava dome has been growing inside.


Sharychev Peak

Sharychev Peak is a stratovolcano that covering almost Matua Island in Kuril Island. It is a young, and have a highest asymetrical cones. First errupted in 1760 and the recently errupted is at 2009 which sent ash plumes. Read More 5 Stunning Facts of Pechora Sea, Russia

Shiveluch Volcano

Shiveluch volcano is the largest volcano and also the most active volcano in Kamchatka, which has the most violence errupted in Russia. Shiveluch volcano had more than 60 largest explosions and it is very violence in Russia for the past 10.000 years. There are many lava domes dot its outer flanks.

We had done describe to you about Most Active Volcano That You Should Know in Russia. Hope this article would be add your knowledge about Russia and all around Russia. So, what do you think about Russia after you reading this article?

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