posted on Dec, 29 2004 @ 09:21 AM
Well, generations of American kids know 'Kamchatka' for its unrealistically high geopolitical importance in the Parker Brother's game of
'Risk'... Now its the site of an active volcano:
"Petropavlosk, Russia, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Russian seismologists said the Shiveluch volcano in the eastern Kamchatka peninsula began erupting Tuesday,
sending hot ash up to 6,500 feet.
Seismic stations near the volcano registered underground tremors from a depth of up to 16,000 feet with spasmodic volcanic vibration, the Novosti news
[edit on 29-12-2004 by onlyinmydreams]