Ksudach

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Ksudach
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The summit area of Ksudach Volcano
Elevation 1,079 m (3,540 ft)
Location
Location Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Coordinates 51°48′N 157°32′E / 51.80°N 157.53°E / 51.80; 157.53
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption March 1907

Ksudach (Russian: Ксудач) (also known as Vonyuchy Khrebet Volcano[citation needed]) is a stratovolcano in southern Kamchatka, Russia. The last eruption of Ksudach was in 1907, which was one of the largest ever recorded in Kamchatka.

The summit area comprises overlapping calderas. Two lakes, Balshoe and Kraternoe, are located within calderas at the summit of Ksudach. These lakes, along with hot springs and the surrounding wilderness, make the Ksudach Volcano region a popular trekking destination. In the event of renewed volcanic activity, its remote location minimizes its potential hazard to humans.

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