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stratovolcano 724 m / 2,375 ft
Northern Kuriles, Russia, 48.98°N / 153.48°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
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Chirinkotan volcano eruptions:
2017, 2016, 2013-15, 2004, 1986, 1979-80, 1955?, 1900, 1884, 1760 (?)
Typical eruption style:
Last earthquakes nearby
Chirinkotan volcano toursIslands of Fire and Whales - South Kuriles
(12-days expedition to the southern Kuriles Islands)Islands of Fire and Whales
(14-days sailing expedition to the northern Kuriles Islands)
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:
Chirinkotan volcano (Northern Kuriles, Kuril Islands) activity update
Thursday Dec 18, 2014 15:46 PM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER
Thermal anomalies were detected in satellite images during 10-11 and 13-14 December, the latest Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report mentioned. Alert level remains yellow.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
SVERT reported that satellite images of Chirinkotan showed gas-and-steam emissions on 25 and 27 April. Cloud cover obscured views during 21-28 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. read all
Friday, Apr 18, 2014
SVERT reported that satellite images of Chirinkotan showed gas-and-steam emissions on 9 April drifting more than 50 km SE. Cloud cover obscured views during 10-15 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 9-15 April 2014) ... read all
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was observed in satellite images on 12 and 15 February, and steam-and-gas emissions were observed on 16 February. Cloud cover obscured views on other days during 11-17 February. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. read all
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
A thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was observed in satellite images on 15 and 17 January. Gas-and-steam emissions were also observed on 17 January. Cloud cover obscured views on the other days during 14-20 January. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. ... read all
Friday, Nov 22, 2013
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. ... read all
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