OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Kambalny

Latitude (dd): 
51.30
Longitude (dd): 
156.87
Elevation (m): 
2156
Country: 
Russia
State (Province, etc): 
Kamchatka
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

 

Kambalny, also known as Sopka Kambalnaia, is a compound strato volcano on the southern end of a short ridge of older destroyed volcanoes. Fumaroles occur in the craters of these ruined volcanoes. On the summit of Kambalny is a lake-filled crater. many small cones and lava flows predating post-glacial time are scattered around the base of this volcano.

Some other volcanoes in this area are: Koshelev, Pauzhetka, Ilyinsky, and Zhelotovsky.

 


Sources of Information:

Sviatolovsky, A. E. 1959 Atlas of Volcanoes of the Soviet Union, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow USSR. p168.

Vlodavetz V.I., Piip B. I. 1959 Kamchatka and Continental Areas of Asia. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World, Rome IAVCEI, 8: p1-2.