Akademia Nauk (volcano)
The scenic lake-filled Akademia Nauk caldera, seen here from the north with Karymsky volcano in the foreground.
|Elevation||1,180 m (3,870 ft) |
|Age of rock||12|
|Mountain type||Caldera / Stratovolcanoes|
|Last eruption||January 1996|
Akademia Nauk (Russian: Академия Наук - Academy of Sciences) is a volcano located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. The volcano is filled with a few calderas, and the most notable one is known as Karymsky Lake ( named after Karyms).
The volcano is named after the Росси́йская Акаде́мия Нау́к, the Russian (Soviet) Academy of Sciences.
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