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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05706

Kamen lies at the center of a N-S-trending chain of volcanoes, flanked by Bezymianny (left) and Klyuchevskoy. Kamen formed during the late Pleistocene and activity continued into the Holocene. A major flank collapse about 1,200-1,300 years ago removed much of the eastern side of the volcano, leaving the steep escarpment seen in this view. Photo by Vera Ponomareva, 1975 (Institute of Volcanic Geology and Geochemistry, Petropavlovsk).

Kamen lies at the center of a N-S-trending chain of volcanoes, flanked by Bezymianny (left) and Klyuchevskoy. Kamen formed during the late Pleistocene and activity continued into the Holocene. A major flank collapse about 1,200-1,300 years ago removed much of the eastern side of the volcano, leaving the steep escarpment seen in this view.

Photo by Vera Ponomareva, 1975 (Institute of Volcanic Geology and Geochemistry, Petropavlovsk).

Keywords: stratovolcano | landslide scarp | sector collapse


Kamen

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