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ⓘ Sredinny Range




Sredinny Range
                                     

ⓘ Sredinny Range

Sredinny Range is a mountain range on the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia at 56°N 158°E. It stretches from northeast to southwest along the center of the peninsula and is made up of volcanoes, mostly shield volcanoes and stratovolcanoes. The highest peak of the range is Ichinsky, a stratovolcano some 3.607 metres) high. The Sredinny Range is separated from the north-south running coastal Eastern Range to the east, by the Central Kamchatka Depression.

The mountains are currently occupied by small mountain glaciers, contributing to Kamchatkas characterization as the most extensively glaciated region of northeastern Asia, with glaciers covering roughly 592 ± 20.4 km 2.