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Volcanism. A tourist hiking to the top of a volcanic eruption cone. This cone was created during the Great Tolbachik Fissure Eruption that started in 1975 in Kamchatka, eastern Russia. In the background is the volcano Ostry Tolbachik (3682 metres). According to Russian scientists, the fissure eruption is continuing in places. Photographed in 2012.
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