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Storm clouds build darkening sky above Kurilskoye Lake Preserve.
The Sea of Okhotsk to the west of Kamchatka is the coldest body of water in the Pacific Rim. Volcanic under currents create nutrient-rich upwellings, and the perfect marine environment for salmon.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Kamchatka Salmon_ National Geographic Magazine 8/2009