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caldera 742 m / 2,434 ft
Kurile Islands, Russia, 46.53°N / 150.88°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| 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:
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News from Chirpoi volcano
Chirpoi volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia) activity update
Tuesday Feb 18, 2014 11:05 AM | BY: T
A thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 11-12 February.
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
A thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 15-16 January. Cloud cover obscured views on the other days during 14-20 January. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Friday, Nov 22, 2013
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly from Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 13-15 November. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Monday, Oct 14, 2013
A thermal hot spot remains visible on satellite data, suggesting continuing activity.
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2013
SVERT maintains yellow alert level, but could not obtain satellite data during the past week to determine whether activity continued.
Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
A hot spot persists at the summit of the volcano, suggesting that some sort of activity is present.
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