Kamchatka Peninsula

Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz

The Kamchatka Peninsula, comparable in size to Japan, is part of the Russian Far East. It's part of the Great Pacific 'Ring of Fire' and has over 160 volcanos, 29 of them active. In the center of Kamchatka is Eurasia's only Geyser Valley, with more than 150 thermal springs.

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  • Data Date:

    May 28, 2006
  • Visualization Date:

    June 26, 2006
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration