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Avacha Bay
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The Avacha Bay (avachinsky bay) on south-east Kamchatka is 3 kilometers wide at the entrance and 24 kilometers in length. On its northern shore is situated the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. About 30 kilometres in the north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky are located the Korjakskij and Avachinsky volcanoes and another 30 kilometres in the south of the bay the Vilyuchik Volcano (2'173 m). 

 

Soviet Union 1966, Avachinsky Volcano.
(View from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky)
The stamp was issued in the series "Far Eastern Territories".

 

Soviet Union 1966
View across the Avacha Bay towards Vilyuchik Volcano in the south.
The three brothers rock formation in the foreground.
The stamp was issued in the series "Far Eastern Territories".

(note: there is another rockformation with the same name and an existing postage stamp, located on Sakhalin Island)

 

Soviet Union 1965, Korjakskij Volcano.
(View from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky)
The stamp was issued in the series "Volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula".

 

Soviet Union 1990
The imprinted postage stamp depicts the Korjakskij Volcano.
Illustration: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and the monument to "St.Peter" and "St.Paul" ships.

 

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