SVERT reported that weak steam-and-gas emissions from Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, were observed on 25 February, and 1 and 3 March. A thermal anomaly was detected in satellite images on 28 February and 3 March. ...
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly and weak steam-and-gas emissions from Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, were detected in satellite images during 14-15 February; cloud cover prevented observations of the volcano on other days during 11-18 February.
A submarine volcano is located 30 km SE of Chirpoi Island in the central Kuriles, Russia. Hydrophones recorded an eruption in 1972 somewhere between Simushir and Urup Island. There are 3 seamounts in this area, one of which probably erupted to produce the signals. [informations]
Chirpoi volcano forms a small island in the central Kurile Islands, Russia. It has a 8-9 km wide partially submerged caldera with several volcanic centers inside the caldera, including active Snow and Cerny volcanoes. The southern caldera rim emerges again on nearby Brat C... [informations]
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