Tsar Icicle.

It is a major tourist attraction!

13 January 2021.


The Tsar Icicle was in news recently as it collapsed killing four tourists in Russia. An icicle is a spike of ice formed when water falling from an object freezes.

What   and where is Tsar Icicle?

  • The Vilyuchinsky waterfall in winter is called Tsar Icicle and is tourist attraction.
  • The Vilyuchinsky waterfall lies in Kamchatka peninsula.
  • Kanchataka volcanoes are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • It is home to more than one hundred and sixty volcanoes.
  •  Of these twenty-nine are still active.
  •  Many of these volcanoes are capped with glaciers.
  • As these glaciers melt during warm weather, they form waterfalls.
  • One such waterfall is the Vilyuchinsky waterfalls.


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