30
Nov
09

Kamchatka Peninsula

  • This peninsula lies between the Sea of Okhotsk, on the west,  and the Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea, on the east.
  • Two mountain ranges  extend along the peninsula, the Sredinny (“Central”) and Vostochny (“Eastern”).
  • 127 volcanoes exist here. 22 of them are are still active.
  • Active geysers and hot springs are also found within the peninsula.
  • Climate here is severe, with prolonged, cold, and snowy winters and wet, cool summers.
    visit this site for more: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/310523/Kamchatka-Peninsula#
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