Geographically Kamchatka region is located on Far North-East of Russia. Its area of 472,3 thousand sq. km. includes the Kamchatka peninsula and a part of adjoining continent, Komandorskiye islands, Karaginsky island. Northern point - latitude 65` North (close to the Polar Circle) (latitude of Arkhangelsk). Southern point latitude 50`57` North-West (Lopatka Cape) (latitude of Kiev). The territory of Kamchatka includes Koryaksky Automous Region. Its area is 305,5 thousand sq. km. England, Portugal, Belgium and Luxemburg together can be placed on the territory of Kamchatka. The coasts of Kamchatka are washed by cold Okhotsk sea, Bering sea and by the Pacific Ocean. Deep Kuril-Kamchatsky gutter stretches along the east coastline, influencing the structure of the landscape, its volcanism, seismology, climate, flora and fauna. The landscape is mostly hilly. In the northern part of the peninsula Koryakskoye Plateau is located: almost parallel to each other two mountain ranges - Middle and Eastern extend along the whole peninsula. 28 active volcanoes are located in the eastern part of the peninsula. Western coast has a straight boarder line, flat landscape, eastern one is cut with peninsulas and bays, among witch there is the most beautiful - Avachinskaya lnlet.
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