The Klyuchevskaya, also known as Kliuchevskoi or Klyuchevskoy, is the highest highest volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The Klyuchevskaya Group includes the active Bezymianny (2'882 m) and Tolbachik (3'682 m) volcanoes, and a number of probably extinct volcanoes including Ushkovsky (3'943 m / also known as losky Sopky), Kamen (4'579 m) and Zimina (3'080 m). In 1935 the Russian Academy of Sciences founded a special volcano research centre at the foot of the Klyuchevskaya Volcano.
The Klyuchevskaya volcano has erupted more than 50 times since 1700.
Soviet Union 1965, Klyuchevskaya Volcano.
The stamp was issued in the series ¨Volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula¨.
It is a view from the northeast, the Klyuchevskaya (4'750 m) in the foreground, the Kamen in the middle (4'579 m), which is situated about 5 kilometres in the southwest of the Klyuchevskaya. The small volcano on the left is known as Bezymianny (2'882 m).
Russia 1997, Kamchatka Oblast.
Klyuchevskaya Volcano, harbour of Petropawlowsk-Kamtschatskij, Valley of Geysers.
The stamp was issued in the series "Territories of Russian Federation I".
left to right; Ushkovsky (3'943 m), Klyuchevskaya (4'750 m) and Kamen (4'579 m) volcanoes.
(View from the south")
The stamp was issued in the series "Volcanoes of the world".