30 July 2014

Kamchatka. The Krasheninnikov Volcano

Kamchatka. The Krasheninnikov Volcano. / Photo: Vadim Gippenreiter.
Kamtšatka. Krašeninnikovi vulkaan.
Камчатка. Вулкан Крашенинникова. / Фото: Вадим Гиппенрейтер.

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* The Kamchatka Peninsula is a 1,250-kilometre (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East. It lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. The Kamchatka peninsula contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
* The Kamchatka Peninsula is a 1,250-kilometre (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East. It lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. The Kamchatka peninsula contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

* Stepan Krasheninnikov (1711-1755) was a Russian explorer of Siberia, naturalist and geographer who gave the first full description of Kamchatka in the early 18th century.* Stepan Krasheninnikov (1711-1755) was a Russian explorer of Siberia, naturalist and geographer who gave the first full description of Kamchatka in the early 18th century.


* Vadim Gippenreiter (1917-...) in 1948 graduated from the Surikov Art Institute in Moscow and since 1946 has worked in photography. His name became a legend long time ago, his work has been recognized as classic. V.G is regarded as a founder and the greatest representative of a Russian school of artistic landscape photography. - http://www.gippenreiter.com/

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