Panoramic View of Volcano Plosky Tolbachik, Kamchatka, Russia from AirPano

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Video of arrival of erupting volcanos in Kamchatka Peninsula in the far east of Russia.

Recently Russian photographers landed in a helicopter on a dangerous trip to get images of volcanoes erupting simultaneously with beautiful lava flow. AirPano is a Moscow based group of photo enthusiasts, dedicated to creating hi-resolution aerial panoramas.

Enjoy this beautiful panoramic view of volcanos erupting in Panoramic View … Links to Apple iPhone and iPad resolutions are on this page …

Using your computer, iPhone or iPad; you can view the Volcano Plosky Tolbachik, Kamchatka, Russia, 2012. Just follow the onscreen instructions after clicking the link above.

Photographers Oleg Gaponyuk and Sergey Semenov were about to begin a photo shoot of hotels in Dubai when they learned about the eruption of their native Plosky (Flat) Tolbachik in Kamchatka. They “lost a fortune on last minute ticket cancellations” and looked up helicopter companies that might take them to the erupting volocano

Read their exciting story as they were accompanied by Stas Sedov, who explains their adventure in detail …

Narrative …

Tolbachik is a volcanic complex on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the far east of Russia, just west of Alaska. Tolbachik consists of two volcanoes, Plosky (flat) Tolbachik (3,085 m) and Ostry (sharp) Tolbachik (3,682 m). Ostry is the mountain’s highest point, the entire mountain is often referred to as “Ostry Tolbachik”, not to be confused with Ostry a separate volcano to the north also on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

On November 27, 2012 an eruption started from two fissures of a strombolian type. Basaltic lava flows moving relatively fast and had already flooded some buildings about two miles away. Eruption continued for more than a month, as lava continued to flow from the fissures. Lava flowed up to 12 miles from a line of fissures on the volcano’s southern flank. The eruption continued through January 2, 2013.

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