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Klyuchevskaya Sopka
Klyuchevskaya Sopka Volcano is an active volcano located in the east of Kamchatka. It is the highest volcano on the mainland of Eurasia.

The height of the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano itself ranges from 4,750 to 4,850 meters above sea level. The age of the volcano is about 7000 thousand years. It is located in the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes at a distance of 60 meters from the Bering Strait. Klyuchevskaya Sopka is an active volcano, so it periodically erupts; its lava changes the earth and surrounding landscapes, creates new reliefs.

The first eruption of the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano, which was recorded by scientists, occurred in 1737.

Klyuchevskaya Sopka never sleeps, as there are constantly clouds of steam above its top. Over the past 260 years, approximately 55 eruptions of this volcano have been recorded.

Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano appeared about 6-7 thousand years ago. Sopka is an old-volcano that has complications in the form of slag cones. The height of the cones ranges from several tens to 200 meters. As a result of the eruptions, the volcano acquired the shape of a truncated cone. The volume of the volcano is about 240-250 cubic km. The diameter of the crater at the top has a record of 750 meters.

Klyuchevskaya Sopka sacred among the indigenous peoples of Kamchatka and is regarded as the place where the world was created. The nations believe that when God created the world, the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano was the point at which God held the world, and therefore the volcano is open and active.

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