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Eruption of Klyuchevskaya Volcano

Eruption of Klyuchevskaya Volcano
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Eruption of Klyuchevskaya Volcano

The rising sun bathes the eastern half of Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula with light, casting long shadows in the west. The shadows highlight the plume of ash that continues to rise from the Klyuchevskaya Volcano. The largest and most active volcano on the peninsula, Klyuchevskaya has erupted regularly since its first recorded eruption in 1697. Its most recent activity began in mid-January 2005, and has not abated.

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