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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

Friday Nov 22, 2013 09:43 AM | BY: T

SVERT reported that during 13-15 November a thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was observed, as well as steam-and-gas emissions during 14-15 November.
Previous news
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Chirinkotan volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, Sep 02, 2013
Some eruptive activity has been continuing throughout the past month at the remote volcano in the Kuriles. Various satellite data collected during the months of August and September show the presence of a strong thermal signal (perhaps a lava lake) and a gas and steam plume, which might contain at least small amounts of ash. ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2013
A steam and gas plume remains visible sometimes on satellite data, suggesting that activity (lava effusion?) continues. [more]
Thursday, Jul 25, 2013
A thermal hot spot and steam plume remain visible on satellite images (when there is no cloud cover), indicating that some activity continues at the remote volcano. [more]
Monday, Jul 08, 2013
Weak steam-gas emission was observed on 3 July, and a thermal anomaly was observed on 4 July on satellite data, SVERT reports. It is not known what sort of activity is currently occurring at the volcano. [more]
Steam plume from Chirinkotan volcano in the Kuriles on 5 June (Terra false color image)
Thursday, Jun 13, 2013
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. [more]
 

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