Kamchatka region to ensure the safety of tourists in the volcano Tolbachik

The Government intends to establish Kamchatka Karian infrastructure near the erupting volcano Flat Tolbachik to ensure the safety of tourists, according to the regional government.

Flat Tolbachik began erupting on November 27 last year. In the area of the southern slope formed two fractured breakthrough with Lava — a stream of top-break was more than six kilometers from the bottom — about 20 miles. Periodically over the giant column of ash rising and gas. Heavily polluted area near Flat Tolbachik.

"Volcanologists say that such a grave nature of the eruption have not had in Kamchatka. Lava flow behavior becomes more difficult to predict, so unorganized groups of tourists have a great chance to get into trouble" — are words in the message head of the regional tourism agency Gevorg Shhiyana.

According to him, in the area of the volcano Tolbachik soon be established infrastructure to receive tourists. "To seek volcanoes are many people who want to see an eruption. We can not deny them a visit. Moreover, Kamchatka can earn on this. But we have to make the route as safe" — said Gevorg Shhiyan.

He noted that the provision of infrastructure involves opening the base camp, which settle down and volcanologists, and representatives of MOE, and there can also be equip camp for groups.

Tolbachik eruption, called "Jubilee Tolbachik Fissure Eruption", continues. The crater of the volcano lava lake was formed. The relief of the surrounding area has changed a lot because of the lava piles up to 15 meters.

The last eruption of the volcano Tolbachik called Great Tolbachik Fissure eruption occurred in 1975-76. It was the first in the history of Russian science, which is able to predict precisely. The eruption changed the topography of the surrounding area and cause local ecological disaster — the deaths of all living things at a distance of tens of kilometers from the volcano.

Tolbachik consists of two volcanoes — Flat Tolbachik (3.085 thousand meters altitude) and acute Tolbachik (3.682 thousand meters). The nearest town — City Keys — removed from the foot of the volcano 60 kilometers.

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