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Zhupanovsky is a volcanic massif located in the southeastern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It consists of four overlapping stratovolcanoes. After 54 years of inactivity, the volcano began erupting on October 23, 2013 and again in 2014, continuing nonstop into 2016.

Ilyinsky (volcano)

Ilyinsky is a stratovolcano located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia near Kurile Lake.


Ichinsky is a large stratovolcano located in the central part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. At 3.607 metres, it is the highest peak of the Sredinny Range, the central range of the peninsula. Ichinsky is also among the largest volcanoes in Kamchatka, with a volume of about 450 cubic kilometres. The volcano is capped by a 3-by-5-kilometre 2 by 3 mi summit caldera, within which rise two lava domes which are the highest peaks. The entire summit area is covered by a substantial ice cap, and several large glaciers descend the flanks of the cone. There is ongoing fumarolic activity within the c ...


Kambalny is a stratovolcano located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is the southernmost active volcano of Kamchatka. It has erupted mafic rocks. It has a summit crater as well as five cinder cones on its flanks which are the source of lava flows. The volcano probably formed during the early Holocene and aside from the summit crater also features an explosion crater on the southwestern side of the summit. Three large collapses of the edifice occurred around 6300 BP; between the first two volcanic activity restored the cone, while the third occurred on the ridge on wh ...

Karymsky (volcano)

Karymsky is an active stratovolcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is currently the most active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, as well as the most active volcano of Kamchatkas eastern volcanic zone. It is named after the Karyms, an ethnic group in Russia.

Klyuchevskaya Sopka

Klyuchevskaya Sopka is a stratovolcano, the highest mountain on the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia and the highest active volcano of Eurasia. It is the highest mountain in Siberia. Its steep, symmetrical cone towers about 100 kilometres from the Bering Sea. The volcano is part of the natural Volcanoes of Kamchatka UNESCO World Heritage Site. Klyuchevskaya appeared 6.000 years ago. Its first recorded eruption occurred in 1697, and it has been almost continuously active ever since, as have many of its neighboring volcanoes. It was first climbed in 1788 by Daniel Gauss and two other members of ...


Koryaksky or Koryakskaya Sopka is an active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East. It lies within sight of Kamchatka Krais administrative center, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Together with neighbouring Avachinsky, it has been designated a Decade Volcano, worthy of particular study in light of its history of explosive eruptions and proximity to populated areas.


Kronotsky is a major stratovolcano on Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is located in Kronotsky Nature Reserve to the east of Lake Kronotskoye. It has a particularly symmetrical conical shape, comparable to Mount Fuji in Japan and to Mayon Volcano in the Philippines. The summit crater is plugged by a volcanic neck, and the summit itself is ice-capped. It exhibits the classic radial drainage pattern, extending downward from its crater. Kronotsky is considered to be one of the most scenic volcanos in Kamchatka.

On the Hills of Manchuria

On the Hills of Manchuria is a haunting waltz composed in 1906 by Ilya Alekseevich Shatrov. The original and orchestral arrangement is written in E-flat minor while the folk arrangement is in F minor. The original title of the waltz was "The Mokshansky Regiment on the Hills of Manchuria" and referred to an incident during the Battle of Mukden, the disastrous final land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, when the Mokshansky Infantry Regiment was encircled by Japanese forces for 11 days, during which it sustained considerable casualties. Shatrov served in the regiment as bandmaster and compos ...


Sopka may refer to: Katherine Sopka, American scientist S-2 Sopka, Soviet coastal defense system Sopka mound, a type of Novgorodian kurgan Sopka, a Macedonian oro from the region of Kratovo Sopka, Arkhangelsk Oblast, village in Russia

Sopka (mound)

A sopka is a monumental tumulus resembling a kurgan, referring specifically to those built by the Novgorodian Sopka cultures of the early middle ages. The Peredolian sopka is a famous example of a sopka.