Zimina volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 10:32 GMT - Refresh
Stratovolcanoes 3081 m / 10,108 ft
Kamchatka, Russia, 55.86°N / 160.6°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Zimina volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes

Background

The eroded twin stratovolcanoes of Ostraya and Ovalnaya Zimina form a NW-SE-trending ridge north of the Udina complex at the SE end of the Kliuchevskaya volcano group. The larger 3081-m-high Ovalnaya Zimina, at the NW end of the complex, is capped by a large icecap and contains two summits. The extensively eroded Ostraya Zimina to the SE has a sharp-peaked summit spire. A large debris avalanche from Ovalnaya Zimina traveled more than 10 km. No historical eruptions have occurred from the Zimina volcanoes.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Zimina Photos

Zimina (foreground) and Udina volcanoes (Kamchatka) (Photo: Norbert Fischer)
Zimina (foreground) and Udina volcanoes (Kamchatka) (Photo: Norbert Fischer)
Blue hour starts to set over the majestic range of volcanoes (Tolbachik, Zimina and Udina) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Blue hour starts to set over the majestic range of volcanoes (Tolbachik, Zimina and Udina) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Looking west, Zimina volcano seems small compared to Tolbachik. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Looking west, Zimina volcano seems small compared to Tolbachik. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glacier Spring Valley with Ovalnaya-Zimina volcano in the background (Photo: Anastasia)
Glacier Spring Valley with Ovalnaya-Zimina volcano in the background (Photo: Anastasia)
 



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