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Eruption of volcano Plosky Tolbachik in Kamchatka

November 27, 2012 in Kamchatka, after a 36-year interval, volcano Plosky (Flat) Tolbachik began to erupt. Volcanoes Plosky Tolbachik (altitude 3140 meters) and Ostry (Sharp) Tolbachik (3682 meters) are the parts of one single large volcanic massif (volcanoes location on Google Maps).

Tolbachik is located in the south-western part of the Klyuchevskaya volcano group, 63 kilometers from Kluchi village and 343 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Previous eruption began in July 1975 and continued until October 1976. Magnificent views! Photos by Sergey Gorshkov

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Video of the eruption

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3 comments

  • Kousik · December 16, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    Wonderful views of the Volcanoes in the Perfect Paradise .

  • Kousik · December 16, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    Thanks to Sergey Gorshkov for his beautiful photography .

  • Douglas Howe · January 3, 2013 at 11:23 am

    AWESOME footage!!! Loved being able to HEAR the lava~flows & explosions of the vents. I lived in Hawai’i for 11 years.. & returned every winter for 15 more years– & I’ve experienced some INCREDIBLE Things on Kilauea volcano too. Thanks So Much for doing this & for sharing with us! Douglas Howe Jr.

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