|Elevation||1,536 m (5,039 ft)|
|Location||Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia|
|Age of rock||Holocene|
|Last eruption||2001 to 2017 (ongoing) |
|Easiest route||basic rock/snow climb|
Karymsky (Russian: Карымская сопка, Karymskaya sopka) is an active stratovolcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is the most active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, as well as the most active volcano of Kamchatka's eastern volcanic zone.
It is named after the Karyms, an ethnic group in Russia.
Karymsky is a symmetrical stratovolcano rising within a 5-km-wide caldera that formed during the early Holocene. Much of the cone is mantled by lava flows less than 200 years old. Historical eruptions have been vulcanian or vulcanian-strombolian with moderate explosive activity and occasional lava flows from the summit crater. There is currently an ongoing non-stop eruption occurring, and is the peninsula's most reliable volcano, which has been erupting continuously since 1996.
Past eruption dates are: 1771, 1830, 1852, 1854, 1908, 1911, 1912, 1915, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1940, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2004 to 2017 (present).
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- "Karymsky Volcano". 13 Aug 2017.