Volcanoes of Kamchatka
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|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Location||Kamchatka Krai, Russia|
|Inscription||1996 (20th session)|
|Area||3,830,200 ha (14,788 sq mi)|
The volcanoes of Kamchatka are a large group of volcanoes situated on the Kamchatka Peninsula, in eastern Russia. The Kamchatka River and the surrounding central side valley are flanked by large volcanic belts containing around 160 volcanoes, 29 of them still active. The peninsula has a high density of volcanoes and associated volcanic phenomena, with 29 active volcanoes being included in the six UNESCO World Heritage List sites in the Volcanoes of Kamchatka group, most of them on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
- World Heritage (1996). "Volcanoes of Kamchatka". UNESCO. Retrieved 2008-02-20.