The Kambalny Volcano in Russia Erupts

The Kambalny Volcano in Russia erupts in this Image of the Day, captured by the NASA Earth Observatory. This was the first time in 250 years that the Kambalny Volcano was active. Kambalny is located in the southern portion of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia and is classified as a stratovolcano. Its last known eruption occurred in 1769.

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