Khodutka

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Khodutka
Ходуткинские Горы
Khodutka on kamchatka peninsula.jpg
Space image of Kamchatka Peninsula, showing location of Khodudka
Elevation 2,090 m (6,860 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,810 m (5,940 ft)[2]
Listing Ultra
Location
Khodutka is located in Russia
Khodutka
Khodutka
Location in Russia
Location Kamchatka, Russia
Coordinates 52°03′45″N 157°42′36″E / 52.06250°N 157.71000°E / 52.06250; 157.71000Coordinates: 52°03′45″N 157°42′36″E / 52.06250°N 157.71000°E / 52.06250; 157.71000[2]
Geology
Type Stratovolcanoes
Last eruption 300 BCE ± 300 years

Khodutka (Russian: Ходутка), also known as Khodutkinskiye Gory[3] (Russian: Ходуткинские Горы[4]), is a stratovolcano located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.

It was formed from an older stratovolcano, known as Priemysh, between the late-Pleistocene and the early Holocene periods.

In about 800 BC, an eruption that was accompanied by small pyroclastic flows, and subsequent emplacement of lava flows and domes, deposited tephra throughout Southern Kamchatka, and formed a twin maar (Khodutkinsky maar) on the WNW slope of Khodutka.

Khodutka is one of a series of volcanoes that surround the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, one of the oldest cities in the Far East

Volcanos, mountains, crater lakes and geyser valleys are recreational attractions in the area.[5]

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