13 July 1984
Vol 225, Issue 4658

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Klyvchevskaya Spoka volcanic complex located on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (56° 05′ N — 160° 34′ E). This is the tallest (4750 meters) of the Kamchatka volcanoes, one of the world's most active volcanic areas. The Kamchatka River meanders around the volcanic complex. Photo was taken from Columbia spacecraft during the 24th orbit of the earth, 30 November 1983. [NASA—Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058]