Gorny Institute

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Gornyi Institute
Highest point
Elevation 2,125 m (6,972 ft)
Coordinates 57°12′N 160°07′E / 57.20°N 160.11°E / 57.20; 160.11
Location Kamchatka, Russia
Parent range Sredinny Range
Age of rock Late Quaternary Period
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption 1250 (?)

Gorny Institute (Russian: Горный Институт), also spelled Gornyi Institut, is a stratovolcano located in the Sredinny Range on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia It lies just east of the Titila volcano and north of the Kebeney volcano.[1]

The volcano is named after the St. Petersburg State Mining Institute which was established by Catherine the Great to oversee the study of mining and mountain geology.

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