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Volcano Calendar 2019
: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
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The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
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caldera 742 m / 2,434 ft
Kurile Islands, Russia, 46.53°N / 150.88°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)Chirpoi webcams / live data
| ReportsChirpoi volcano booksChirpoi volcano eruptions:
2015 (S), 2014 (S), 2012 (S), 1982 (S), 1960 (S), 1879 (S), 1857 (C), 1854 (S or C), 1811 (S), 1790 (S), 1712 (C)
S: Snow volcano / C: Cerny volcanoTypical eruption style:
effusive & strombolianLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
News from Chirpoi volcano
Fri, 29 Jul 2016, 08:41
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 18 and 20-24 July. Steam-and-gas emissions were visible drifting SW on 16 July and may have contained minor amounts of ash. Steam-and-gas emissions during 22-24 July drifted as far as 90 km N. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. ...more
Fri, 20 May 2016, 08:25
A weak thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 9-11 and 14 May. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016, 20:32
Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, during 4-5 and 7 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Sun, 6 Mar 2016, 15:20
A new eruption might have taken place at the volcano this afternoon. Based on satellite imagery, Tokyo VAAC reported an ash plume to estimated 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude that drifted east. ...more
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:21
Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, during 25, 27-28, and 30-31 January. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
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Land of Colors
: We still have 2 spots free on each of the tours to Kamchata's volcanoes in Aug / Sep 2019! Both tours will be accompanied by a volcanologist from our team. A country full of colors and adventures is waiting for you!
Active volcanoes map
: Check which volcanoes are currently active (erupting). Our daily updated maps give a quick overview.
Popocatépetl Volcano Special
: The activity of Mexico's most active and largest volcano has been picking up gradually during the past months. If you like to join a small group of volcano enthusiasts, join us, stay 5 nights near the volcano and move around for extended day- and night-time observation.