After two centuries of sleep Kamchatka volcano awoke Kambalny

After two centuries of sleep Kamchatka volcano awoke Kambalny

Kamchatka began erupting volcano most southern peninsula - Kambalny.

After two centuries of sleep Kamchatka volcano awoke Kambalny

He is now assigned to "orange" code of danger for aviation, at any moment, he can throw a stream of ash to a height of 6-8 thousand meters, while seismologists clarify that the locals of the volcano activity will not cause inconvenience. The closest to the volcano town - Ozernovsky settlement - is removed from it by 77 km.

After two centuries of sleep Kamchatka volcano awoke Kambalny

The eruption of the volcano on Kamchatka Kambalny was a big surprise for scientists. The last known eruption occurred Kambalskoy hill in 1769. Its name he received from the Cossack pioneers who named it based on the eponymous river Kambalny, and the river itself is so called because of the abundance of flounder in the mouth of the sea.

After two centuries of sleep Kamchatka volcano awoke Kambalny

Until recently, the volcano was sleeping peacefully, occasionally releasing gases from the summit crater.