Lenticular clouds over Kluchevskoy

All we know is unique in its nature part of Russia is Kamchatka Peninsula. Here you can see a huge number of volcanoes, and hot mineral springs, extraordinary in its beauty of lakes, some of which are directly in the craters of volcanoes.

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Especially, of course, I would like to talk about Kamchatka volcanoes. They are so many and each in their own interest. Even though the volcanoes on Kamchatka are arranged in groups, each of them is individual and getting here, immediately want to climb the mountain every such fire-breathing and appreciate its charms. Here pleases the eye with a unique nature, among which there are mountains. At the bottom seen hot springs and clouds over head.

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One such group of volcanoes called Kluchevskoy. It is the largest group of volcanoes in the territory of the Russian Federation. This group includes fourteen volcanoes. And the name of this group has received from, so to speak, the main volcano called Kluchevskoy. It should be noted that it is the highest active volcano in the territory of the Eurasian continent.

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Already, since were talking about Kluchevskoy, then, of course, it is impossible not to touch on the clouds. The fact that they are unusual. And those who see this phenomenon for the first time – come to the delight and are a very long time under the impression of what he saw. This state can be explained very simply – clouds near hill Klyuchevskoy not simple, and the so-called lenticular or lenticular.

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What is it? Lenticular clouds – this is a very rare natural phenomenon. This name they got from the resemblance to the lens. They appear usually on the top of the air masses or between two air streams (layers). One of the first properties, which can not remain indifferent to what they see, it is almost an absolute immobility clouds, in any wind. Typically, these clouds find their place on the leeward side of the volcano, at a distance of two to fifteen kilometers from the earth.