Travel and fishing always go together, and my dreams are flying aheadKola Peninsula, Siberia, too, once had dreams, but they failed to realize. Helped friends, me company, and many other good people, for this I am very grateful to all of them.Kamchatka has been a dream for many years. Meshali different complexity, lack of time, but then came the year 2004 and I decided to be sure to visit the peninsula. It turned out that it's easy, when there is enough money and not just if you want to save. But the trip there will not be cheap, some plane tickets cost 20-25 thousand rubles. We had to choose the Read more [...]
The economic changes in the life of the northern regions forced to recall long-forgotten - dog sleds. With their help, once mastered Russian North, he fumbled mail, fishing occurred marine animals. Today, riding on dogs has become a popular sport. Photo by Ivan Kozlov Traditional Kamchatka race dog sledding «Beringia» from every year attracts a lot of attention. AT Esso village, which is in the heart of the peninsula, attracts tourists from around the world. AT Day start of the race (usually the second Sunday in March) in small northern Read more [...]
"When the last tree is cut down when the last river is poisoned when the last bird is caught, - only then will you realize that money can not be eaten."- Statements of the leaders of the North American Indians.Kamchatka safely be called the land of brown bears, because This peninsula is the highest density of clumsy predators world. Altai, Kamchatka and BelarusianAnd this — the place where you want to go back and return. When after two years drew the opportunity again to visit Kamchatka, and with friends, a foretaste of happiness Read more [...]
In July this year in Kamchatka from Arab countries planned to return to the first batch of rare vultures that have been caught illegally and sold on the peninsula on «black» market in the Arab world, REGNUM correspondent was informed in the Ministry of Environment of the region.Other details in the department have not yet reported. «It is planned to return to Kamchatka gyrfalcons. Subsequently, this action could become a regular». — the ministry said.Meanwhile, as found out the correspondent of IA REGNUM, 8 birds planned to return from the United Arab Emirates. And Read more [...]
Wild reindeer is included in the Red Book of KamchatkaPhoto: Fotolia The results of the 2010 census of wild reindeer within the Kamchatka Peninsula continues to decline.For 5 years, the total population of ungulates on the peninsula fell from 2.5 thousand to 950 individuals! Specialists of the Kronotsky Nature Reserve regard this situation as a very disturbing signal, which requires urgent measures to protect the species from total annihilation!In Kamchatka, home to one of the largest subspecies of reindeer Palearctic. The world's largest antlers of reindeer is now owned by an Read more [...]
This "gift" from the deputies of the State Duma hunting fraternity did not expect! Or maybe it expected, because recently one of them, Oleg Mikheev proposed the closure of hunting in the whole of Russia. And another round of parliamentary interest in the final collapse of the hunting industry in the country. There was a three-variant tables in amendments to the draft Federal Law № 250378-6 «On Amendments to Article 333.3 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation (increased rates for the use of department-governmental objects of fauna)». In order not to overwrite all, Read more [...]
More than 50 bears, pose a threat to the life of Luda minutes, shot in Kamchatka this year. This was announced by November 16, deputy head of the forestry agency and the protection of fauna Region Vladimir Gordienko."In 2015, on the Kamchatka Peninsula were shooting 53 bear poses a threat to humans. This average figure. In 2014 we have been shot just over 40 aggressive bears"- Said Vladimir Gordienko.He recalled that an abnormal number of outputs bears to settlements was in 2013. Then hunting inspectors had to shoot more than 140 aggressive animals. According to the latest data, now the Read more [...]
A angle clique in Kamchatka. (Rinat is on the compensate.) Photograph: Macduff EvertonIn the key Siberian metropolis of Tomsk, children gaming a gage called Idle Call, susurration a condemnation some a lap until somebody fails to iterate the pilot phrasing accurately, and for the minor who gets the conviction amiss, the punishment is "you mustiness go know in Kamchatka." Import that the failure has been imaginatively banished from the congenator conveniences of Siberia to the really end of the ground. Kamchatka, possibly Russia's nearly renowned nowhere, the tempestuous Read more [...]
Take a unique journey to the most remote and unexplored regions of the Russian Federation, amazing wealth of wild nature, where you can visit the fiery craters of volcanoes and ice deserts, to meet the white bear and the Amur tiger.1. Kamchatka2. Primorye3. Siberia4. The Caucasus 5. Arctic6. UralWild nature of Russia / Kamchatka 44:35The feral nature of the Russian Federation. Primorye. 44:41The feral nature of the Russian Federation. Siberia. 44:33BBC. 4 Wild nature of Russia - Caucasus 46:55Feral nature Rossiyanka 44:35BBC. National Geographic Wild nature of Russia - Ural Read more [...]
Shiveluch volcanoes, Kluchevskoy and Karimsky actively erupting in Kamchatka.
As reported Friday in Kamchatka group Volcanic Eruption Response (KVERT), this week Sheveluch threw ashes on 4.5 km. above sea level, weak steam and gas plumes here extend for 70 km. east of the volcano, and in the vicinity of its dome recorded large thermal anomaly.
"Kluchevskoy all week throws volcanic bombs at 300 m., And its slope flowing lava. Karimskaya over volcano ash column rose to 5.5 km. above sea level, and ash plumes stretched for 165 km. east of the giant December 1-2, "- said the scientist.
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Today in Kamchatka earthquake registered.Two earthquakes occurred in the neighborhood of the Bering Sea, adjacent to the Kamchatka Territory.
As reported by "FederalPress"The press service of the Far Eastern regional center (DVRTS) Emergency Situations Ministry, according to the Geophysical Survey of RAS, 52.4 kilometers south-east of the village Nalychevo Elizovo district of Kamchatka Krai in the point with coordinates: 52.79 NL 159.70 HP registered the earthquake at a depth of 50 km with a magnitude of 4.8.
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December 10 earthquake of magnitude 5.6 in the Okhotsk Sea off the west coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of RAS.
The epicenter of the quake, registered at 14.30 local time (3.30 MSK), located 230 kilometers west of the Kamchatka Peninsula at a depth of 716.1 kilometers under the seabed.
In urban areas of the Kamchatka Territory, including in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, remote from the epicenter of the seismic event 400 kilometers, significant tremors were not felt. Victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami is not declared. Read more [...]
At the eastern coast of Kamchatka earthquake. Aftershocks of magnitude 4.9 was recorded at 14:16 local time (5:16 GMT).
The epicenter was located at a depth of Avacha Bay 133 kilometers. This was reported in the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of RAS
In the settlements, including in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, located 40 kilometers north-west of the epicenter, the tremors were not felt. Victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced. Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred in Kamchatka Strait near the Commander Islands, told RIA Novosti the Geophysical Survey of RAS.
The epicenter of the earthquake registered on Thursday night, was located 120 kilometers north-west of the village Nikolsky on Bering Island at a depth of 33 kilometers under the seabed.
In urban areas of the Kamchatka Territory, which includes the Commanders, the tremors were not felt.
Victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami is not declared.
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As many as five volcanoes in Kamchatka woke up, planes in the region is directed to a backup route. Added work and cartographers.As many as five major volcanoes of Kamchatka intensified, and did so at a time. Together with the activity began and the growth of giants. Famous Kluchevskoy with 4750 meters grew to nearly five kilometers. And the neighbors are not far behind, with one eruption added at least 150 meters.
Volcanoes from the air under constant surveillance. Specialists use aerial devices and infrared observations. With their help, you can monitor the temperature on the slopes of Read more [...]
An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday near the Commander Islands, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences.
The epicenter of the earthquake registered in 13.18 local time (4.18 MSK), located 15 kilometers north of the Bering Island, where there is the only town on the Commander — village Nikolsky. Hotbed of seismic events at the depth of 39.8 kilometers under the seabed.
In urban areas of the Kamchatka Territory, which includes Commander, destructive aftershocks were observed. Victims and destructions. The threat Read more [...]
As reported in the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of RAS, the flow of lava erupting from a volcano crater Kluchevskoy Kamchatka, down to the level of 3.7 km in the north-western slope of the giant threat to settlements not.
Per night on a volcano 150 registered earthquakes. Above the crater to a height of 700 meters thrown columns of vapor and gas from the ashes. The height of the emission of lava reached a height of 100 meters above the summit. This phenomenon was observed in the dark.
The volcano began to increase activity since August last year.
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Increased activation of volcanoes in Kamchatka danger yet is not, according to deputy director of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences Nikolai Seliverstov
On the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East intensified five volcanoes. Scientists watching them all the time, to spot threatening situations. At any time, can occur with the release of a powerful eruption of ash to a height of several kilometers, where just pass air routes.
Scientists are continuous seismic and visual observations, the deputy Read more [...]
In Kamchatka during the week recorded increased activity of the volcanoes Kluchevskoy, Karimsky, Shiveluch and Nameless. Threat to human settlements is not. Interested service informed of the dangers that may be gas-ash plumes from eruptions for aviation. Itar-Tass reported today in the group Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Qwerty.
Shiveluch volcano during the week was recorded high seismic activity. Giant threw ash to a height of 5.1 km above sea level. 11, 13 and 17 February plumes from the eruption stretched over a distance of up to 70 km in the north-east and north-west from the volcano.
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Seismologists predict that in the medium term in Russia may occur strong earthquake in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and on the border of Chechnya and Dagestan, said Thursday the head of the Seismology Institute of Earth Physics named Schmidt Gennady Sobolev.
Speaking at a press conference in Moscow, he said that at present, seismologists can only do medium-term forecasts of earthquakes, indicating where it can happen in the next few years.
"In particular, in Russia, in the area of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, can occur a strong earthquake in the period up to 2012," - said Sobolev. According to Read more [...]