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 (kăm-chăt′kə, -chät′-, kəm-chyät′-)
A volcanic peninsula of eastern Russia between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea.
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(Russian kamˈtʃatkə)
(Placename) a peninsula in E Russia, between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea. Length: about 1200 km (750 miles)
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(kæmˈtʃɑt kə, -ˈtʃæt-)

a peninsula in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, between the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk. 750 mi. (1210 km) long; 104,200 sq. mi. (269,880 sq. km) wide.
Kam•chat′kan, adj.
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Summary: Ust'-Kamchatsk [Russia], June 25 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
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of 6.5 was registered near the coast of Russia's far eastern Kamchatka
Bown's book effectively represents a biography of the Dane Vitus Bering--Ivan Ivanovich Bering (1681-1741), as he was known in Russia--whose main claim to fame was two expeditions, the First Kamchatka Expedition (1725-30) and the Great Northern Expedition or Second Kamchatka Expedition (1733-43).
The Shiveluch Volcano of Kamchatka has ejected a pylon of ash 11 kilometers above sea level, TASS reportedly referring to Russian vulcanologists.
The architecture for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport's (IATA: PKC) new terminal on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia is to be in the form of a volcanic crater.
The Russian Defense Ministry has carried out a test launch of the intercontinental ballistic missile RS-24 Yars towards a proving ground in the Kamchatka Peninsula.
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula triggered a tsunami warning but the threat has now passed, the U.S.
By: MENA MOSCOW- 27 June 2017: The Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian Northern Fleet's Project 955 underwater missile cruiser Yuri Dolgoruky has successfully test-fired a Bulava missile from the Barents Sea and hit all the designated targets at the Kura practice range in Kamchatka, TASS news agency reported Tuesday.
English words that are spelled using these and only these letters are hereinafter dubbed kamchatka words, named for an eastern Russian peninsula.