Avachinsky volcano

Avacha volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Kamchatka. He is constantly at work, although it is not the same rhythm. This is an unusually interesting and impressive double volcano of the Somma-Vesuvius, which has a stepped structure. It is easy to see, even from a distance that the cone of the volcanoes it is in a depression. These are the remains of the old cone, which was destroyed by explosion of enormous power, which occurred very recently in geologic terms – about 45 thousand years ago. Was demolished one and half vertex of the cone. Formed a huge crater, discovered in the south-west direction. Volcanic bombs weighing tens of tons are located at a distance of 25-30 kilometers from the center of the eruption. In the future, as a result of multiple eruptions began to grow a new cone, which were interspersed with unconsolidated sediments and lava flows. Formed a stratovolcano, which reached to the present time the height of 2751 meters since 1737, it was noted 16 eruptions.



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