Klyuchevskoy volcano, highest point on the peninsula (4,750m), belongs to the volcanic group of the same name made up of 14 volcanoes. 4 of them, including Klyuchevskoy, are still active. Its last eruption took place in 2011.
Sine 2001 all these volcanoes belong to Klyuchevskoy Volcano Nature Park included in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.
This Park has been nicknamed “land of fire and ice” as it includes the largest glaciers in Kamchatka, 47 all together, on an area of 26,900ha. It also contains seven listed sites. The Park is surrounded by picturesque valleys and lakes. It has many rivers including some that have dried up, a typical phenomen in volcanic zones. However it is lined with the largest river of the Peninsula: Kamchatka River.