The Kamchatka Peninsula forms a portion of the far east coast of Russia. The Bering Sea separates Kamchatka from the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. The peninsula is characterized by cold winters but comfortably cool, damp summers with fog and drizzle. It is home to the Kamchatka chain, which includes some of the most active volcanoes in the world. The most active section of the chain is the Klyuchi group, in which of 12 volcanoes, four are active. Most of the mountains are heavily glaciated, except for the most active volcanoes, whose slopes are covered in cinder and/or new lava. The highest peak of the chain is Klyuchevskaya Sopka (15,584 ft/ 4,750 m), the highest volcano in Asia.
Peaks of Kamchatka Peninsula
Check out any of the following peaks for additional information:
- Kliuchevskoi - 15584 ft./4750 m.