Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02396
The flanks of Kronotsky contain radial erosional valleys up to 200 m deep. The summit, seen here from the north, consists of a basaltic-andesite lava extrusion. The conical, sharp-peaked volcano is one of the most distinctive in Kamchatka.
Photo by Oleg Volynets (Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk).
This image is made available under the Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license terms.