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Chirinkotan volcano
stratovolcano 724 m / 2,375 ft
Northern Kuriles, Russia, 48.98°N / 153.48°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Chirinkotan volcano eruptions:
2017, 2016, 2013-15, 2004, 1986, 1979-80, 1955?, 1900, 1884, 1760 (?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:

Chirinkotan volcano (Northern Kuriles, Kuril Islands) activity update

Thursday Jun 13, 2013 13:59 PM | BY: T

Steam plume from Chirinkotan volcano in the Kuriles on 5 June (Terra false color image)
Steam plume from Chirinkotan volcano in the Kuriles on 5 June (Terra false color image)
Some activity is occurring at the volcano. On MODIS Terra satellite images from 5 June, a moderately large steam plume can be seen drifting from the volcano. SVERT has raised the alert level to yellow on 8 June.
Previous news
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Based on satellite imagery, the volcanic activity (evidenced by a significant degassing plume) was no longer visible after 25 May and has probably ended or is pausing at the moment. ... [more]
The plume of Chirinkotan volcano this morning (NASA/MODIS via Blog Culture Volcan)
Friday, May 24, 2013
The remote volcano in the northern Kuriles is probably in eruption, the latest SVERT report and satellite images suggest. A plume of gas and steam, and possibly some minor amounts ash was seen with the MODIS sensor onboard the NASA Terra satellite this morning. ... [more]
 

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