The crater of the volcano of Kamchatka Burnt Lake disappeared without trace

Kamchatka volcano crater Burnt disappeared without trace acid lake. It seems that the volcano is preparing to erupt, media reported.

Volcanologists from the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, visit this spring, an active volcano on Kamchatka Burnt noted a big change in its crater. This suggests that the volcano is preparing for another eruption.

The crater of the volcano is a picturesque acid lake, which appeared here after the eruption burned in 1986. During the winter the lake disappeared and in its place formed a large fumarole field.

The approximation of the eruption also said changing the form of the so-called hips, deep dip in the ground, from which the force escaped gases heated to 900 degrees, and the particles of volcanic ash. In addition, seismic station areas have a strong volcanic tremor, and satellite observations fix the heating of the rock. According to scientists, the burning in the near future can begin powerful eruption.

In Kamchatka are 29 active volcanoes, Burnt — one of them. It is located 75 km from the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Its height is 1829 meters above sea level. The top of the volcano consists of three fused cone with 11 craters superimposed on each other.

The zone exposed to precipitation of ash during the eruption of burning, get the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yelizovo and many villages Elizovo district.


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