Ushkovsky (Russian: Ушковский, formerly known as Plosky) is a large volcanic massif located in the central part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is located at the northwestern end of the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano group. These volcanoes are also set in a chain linked formation. The highest peak of this massif is Krestovsky (4108 m). Krestovsky is a stratovolcano, Ushkovsky is a shield volcano.

Ushkovsky
Highest point
Elevation3,943 m (12,936 ft)
Coordinates56°04′12″N 160°28′12″E / 56.070°N 160.470°E / 56.070; 160.470
Geography
LocationKamchatka, Russia
Geology
Mountain typeCompound volcano
Last eruptionApril 1890

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Annotated view includes Ushkovsky, Tolbachik, Bezymianny, Zimina, and Udina. Oblique view taken on November 16, 2013 from ISS.[1]

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