Demon volcano

stratovolcano 1205 m / 3,953 ft
Iturup Island, Kurilen, 45.5°N / 148.85°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Demon is a stratovolcano on the extreme northern tip of Iturup Island, Kuriles. The volcano has had no recent eruptions, but might still be active. It was built during the past 10,000 years inside a glacial valley 3 km east of the older eroded Kamui volcano. Damon's summit has a 1.5-km-wide crater open to the east.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Demon volcano eruptions: unknown, within the past 10,000 years

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Demon Photos

The shape of a strange fiery demon? (Photo: Andi Rosadi)
The shape of a strange fiery demon? (Photo: Andi Rosadi)
The waves on the south shore are perfect for sea kayak surfing, as a skillful rider demonstrates in the morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The waves on the south shore are perfect for sea kayak surfing, as a skillful rider demonstrates in the morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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