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Ostry

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  • Russia
  • Kamchatka and Mainland Asia
  • Stratovolcano
  • 2050 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 58.18°N
  • 160.82°E

  • 2552 m
    8373 ft

  • 300680
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
2050 BCE (?) Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) SW flank cinder cone
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Ostry.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Ostry.

Photo Gallery

The peak at the center of this NASA Landsat image (with north to the top) is Ostry. This late-Quaternary stratovolcano, whose name means "Sharp Peak," rises to 2552 m, forming one of the highest peaks of the northern Sredinny Range. Ostry lies WSW of the broad glacier-covered Snegovoy volcano (upper right). The smaller Kutina stratovolcano (bottom-center) is located immediately to the south of Ostry.

NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.
An unnamed 2127-m-high cinder cone on the SW flank of Ostry is seen here from the west. The cone, informally referred to as "Cone X," erupted about 4000 years ago, producing a basaltic lava flow.

Copyrighted photo by Maria Pevzner, 2005 (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow).
See title for photo information.
Snow-capped, conical Ostry volcano, seen here from the NW, rises to 2552 m. Ostry, whose name means "Sharp Peak," forms one of the highest peaks of the northern Sredinny Range. On the right horizon is an unnamed 2127-m-high cone on the SW flank of Ostry, informally referred to as "Cone X," which erupted about 4000 years ago, producing a basaltic lava flow.

Copyrighted photo by Maria Pevzner, 2005 (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow).
See title for photo information.
Three volcanoes in the northern Sredinny Range rise above the clouds in this helicopter view from the south. Spokoiny volcano is in the foreground, with snow-covered 2552-m-high Ostry (Ostraya) volcano, one of the highest volcanoes in the northern Sredinny Range, in the background. The rounded volcano on the west (left) flank of Ostry is an unnamed cone that was active during the Holocene.

Copyrighted photo by Maria Pevzner, 2005 (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Palana (in Russian)
Publisher: P O Dalazyerogeodezya (publishing co.)
Country: Kamchatka
Year: 1990
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Palana (in Russian)

Title: Klyuchi (in Russian)
Publisher: Soviet Army ?
Country: Kamchatka
Year: 1987
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Klyuchi (in Russian)

Title: RFSFR, USSR (Kamchatka Peninsula N)
Publisher: DMA
Country: USSR
Year: 1987
Series: TPC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of RFSFR, USSR (Kamchatka Peninsula N)

Title: Kamchatsky Peninsula Topo Map
Country: USSR
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of Kamchatsky Peninsula Topo Map

Title: Voyampolka
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: USSR
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Voyampolka
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Ostry in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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