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Volcanic Eruptions on the Kamchatka Peninsula
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A red glow indicating the presence of heat and a small plume of ash are evidence of the Klyuchevskaya (Kliuchevskoi) volcano's recent unrest. The volcano has been intermittently releasing bursts of steam, ash, and gas. The largest volcano on Russia's Kamchatkan peninsula, Klyuchevskaya is being watched carefully for signs of a more violent eruption.