Eruption of kambalny river on the Kamchatka Peninsula ended, scientists believe

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Neskoromnyi in fotobounce the kambalny river. Archival photoEruption of kambalny river on the Kamchatka Peninsula ended, scientists believe© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Neskoromnyi the image Bank

Eruption of kambalny river in Kamchatka, which began March 25 after several centuries of silence the giant, probably ended, reported RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the Kamchatka group volcanic eruption response (KVERT) Institute of Volcanology and seismology Feb RAS Olga Girina.

Eruption of kambalny river began on 25 March, within seven days was observed a continuous emission of ash up to 6 km above sea level from the summit crater of the volcano. Ash plume extends several thousand kilometers South-East from the volcano.

«In the last month, the volcano has been relatively calm, were only observed it moderate gas-steam activity. Therefore, we believe that currently, the aviation color code of the volcano should be «green,» said Kirin.

The volcano of the kambalny river is the southernmost of the volcanoes of Kamchatka, located off the coast of the Okhotsk sea. It is a conical stratovolcano with a height of 2 thousand 161 meter above sea level. To March 2017 in historic times eruptions of the volcano were observed. According to tephrochronology, the last time the volcano erupted 200 and 600 years ago.

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