Ushkovsky

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Ushkovsky
Highest point
Elevation 3,943 m (12,936 ft)
Coordinates 56°04′12″N 160°28′12″E / 56.070°N 160.470°E / 56.070; 160.470
Geography
Location Kamchatka, Russia
Geology
Mountain type Compound volcano
Last eruption April 1890

Ushkovsky (Russian: Ушковский, formerly known as Plosky) is a large volcanic massif located in the central part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is located at the northwestern end of the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano group. These volcanoes are also set in a chain linked formation. The highest peak of this massif is Krestovsky (4108 m). Krestovsky is a stratovolcano, Ushkovsky is a shield volcano.

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Annotated view includes Ushkovsky, Tolbachik, Bezymianny, Zimina, and Udina. Oblique view taken on November 16, 2013 from ISS.[1]

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