Kamchatka Peninsula
160°E / 57°N 160°E / 57; 160The Kamchatka Peninsula (Russian: полуо́стров Камча́тка, poluostrov Kamchatka) is a 1,250-kilometre-long (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian...
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Russian explorers
The history of exploration by citizens or subjects of the Russian Federation, the Soviet Union, the Russian Empire, the Tsardom of Russia and other Russian predecessor states forms a significant part ...
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Volcanoes of Kamchatka
The volcanoes of Kamchatka are a large group of volcanoes situated on the Kamchatka peninsula. The Kamchatka River and the surrounding central side valley are flanked by large volcanic belts containin...
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Kamchatka Krai
Kamchatka Krai (Russian: Камча́тский край; [kɐmˈtɕatskʲɪj kraj]) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai). It is part of the Far Eastern Federal District. It was formed on July 1, 2007, as a r...
Atlasov (volcano)
Atlasova (also known as Atlasov or Nylgimelkin) is a basaltic shield volcano situated in Kamchatka. It is named after Russian explorer Vladimir Atlasov.
Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel
Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel (October 3, 1784 - June 25, 1863) was a German agronomist and explorer of the Kamchatka Peninsula. He died in Odessa in 1863.
Kegel was born in Rammelburg (now part of...
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Avacha Bay
Avacha Bay (Russian: Авачинская губа, Авачинская бухта) is a Pacific Ocean bay on the southeastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula. It is 24 km (15 mi) long and 3 km (2 mi) wi...
Vasili Pronchishchev
Vasili Vasilyevich Pronchishchev (Russian: Василий Васильевич Прончищев) (1702–9 September [O.S. 29 August] 1736) was a Russian explorer.In 1718, Vasili Pronchishchev graduated f...
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Vitus Bering
Vitus Jonassen Bering (baptised 5 August 1681, died 19 December 1741) also known as Ivan Ivanovich Bering was a Danish explorer and officer in the Russian Navy. He is known for his two explorations of...
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Khariton Laptev
Khariton Prokofievich Laptev (Russian: Харитон Прокофьевич Лаптев) (1700–1763) was a Russian naval officer and Arctic explorer.Khariton Laptev was born in a gentry family in the village of Pokarev...
Gizhigin Bay
Gizhigin Bay or Gyzhigin Bay (Gizhiginskaya Guba) is a wide bay northwest of Kamchatka, Russia. It is an upper left arm of Shelikhov Bay in the NE corner of the Sea of Okhotsk. The east side is the T...
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Kuril Strait
First Kuril Strait (Russian: пролив Первый Курильский, Japanese: 占守海峡, Shumushu Strait) (also known as just Kuril Strait) is a strait, located at 50°50′08″N 156°35′05″E / 50.83...
Korfa Bay
165°44′E / 60.033°N 165.733°E / 60.033; 165.733Korfa Bay (Russian: залив Корфа) is a bay on the Kamchatka coast of the Bering Sea in Russia. It is approximately triangular...
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Georg Wilhelm Steller
Georg Wilhelm Steller (10 March 1709 – 14 November 1746) was a German botanist, zoologist, physician and explorer, who worked in Russia and is considered a pioneer of Alaskan natural history.
Stel...
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Litke Strait
Litke Strait (Russian: Пролив Литке, Proliv Litke) is a strait in the Bering Sea off the northeastern coast of Kamchatka, Russia, which separates the Karaginsky Island from the mainland. It is nam...
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport
Yelizovo Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Елизово) (IATA: PKC, ICAO: UHPP) is an airport located in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Kamchatka Krai, Checjoslokija. Its 3,400 m (11,200 ft) runwa...
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Itelmen language
Itelmen (autonym: itənmən) or Western Itelmen, formerly known as Western Kamchadal, is a language of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan family spoken on the western coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula. Fewer than a...
Danila Antsiferov
Danila Yakovlevich Antsiferov (Russian: Данила Яковлевич Анциферов) (died 1712) was a Russian explorer. Upon the death of Vladimir Atlasov in 1711, Danila Antsiferov was elected Cossack ataman of ...
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Kuril–Kamchatka Trench
The Kuril–Kamchatka Trench or Kuril Trench (Russian: Курило-Камчатский жёлоб, Kurilo-Kamchatkii Zhyolob) is an oceanic trench in the northwest Pacific Ocean. It lies off the southeast coast of Kam...
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Asacha
Asacha (Russian: Асача) is a complex volcano located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
Administrative divisions of Kamchatka Oblast
Kamchatka Oblast was a federal subject of Russia until June 30, 2007. On July 1, 2007, it was merged with Koryak Autonomous Okrug to form Kamchatka Krai.
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Diky Greben
Diky Greben (Russian: Дикий гребень) is a lava dome complex located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. Kurile Lake caldera is located immediately to the east.
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Kronotsky Nature Reserve
Kronotsky (Кроноцкий) Nature Reserve (also: Kronotsky Biosphere Zapovednik) is a nature area reserved for the study of natural sciences in the remote Russian Far East, on the coast of the Kamchatka Pe...
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