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Active vent, Tolbachik, Kamchatka

Active vent, Tolbachik, Kamchatka


The Kamchatka Peninsula, located at the eastern extent of Russia, is the northernmost section of the 2000 km long Kuril-Kamchatka volcanic arc. The remote peninsula is home to some 29 active volcanoes, including Kliuchevskoi Volcano, the largest active volcano in Eurasia, and is formed via the subduction of the Pacific Plate beneath the Okhotsk Plate. A CRITMAG-funded field expedition in 2013 focussed on two volcanoes:


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