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Volcans sur l'île d'Iturup (14)

Atsonupuri | Baransky | Berutarube | Bogatyr Ridge | Chirip | Demon | Golets-Tornyi | Grozny | Medvezhia | Moekeshiwan | Tsirk | unnamed | Urbich Caldera | Vetrovoi Isthmus Caldera
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Atsonupuri

(stratovolcan 1206 m / 3,957 ft)
Atsonupuri (or Etorofu-Atosanupuri )volcano is a mostly basaltic stratovolcano in the southern Kurile Islands, Russia, located ca. 150 km NE of Hokkaido, Japan.
Atsonupuri volcano forms a prominent peninsula at the SW side of Iturup Island connected by a 30 m low isthmus. T... [informations]

Baransky

(stratovolcan 1132 m / 3,714 ft)
Baransky volcano (Sashiusu-dake or Sashiusudake in Japanese) is a stratovolcano in the center of Iturup Island, southern Kuriles. Only one historical eruption occurred in 1951 and consisted of weak explosions in the summit crater.
Strong fumarolic activity is in the summit ... [informations]

Berutarube

(stratovolcan 1221 m / 4,006 ft)
Berutarube volcano (also written as Berutarubesan volcano) is an andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcano on the SW tip of Iturup Island in the southern Kuriles. It has gentle slopes which are deeply eroded by glacial valleys. Funaroles and sufur deposits occur in the inner walls of th... [informations]

Bogatyr Ridge

(stratovolcan 1634 m / 5,361 ft)
Bogatyr Ridge is a stratovolcano on SW Iturup Island, Kuriles, Russia. It consists of a chain of craters and cones and the larger Stokap volcano, astratovolcano aligned NE-SW.
The andesitic Stokap volcano has 8-10 cones and explosion craters. The largest of these co... [informations]

Chirip

(stratovolcan 1587 m / 5,207 ft)
Chirip volcano (also written as Chirippusan) is a twin volcano forming the Chirip peninsula which streches NW into the Okhotsk Sea from central Iturup Island, Kurile Island, 230 km north of Hokkaido, Japan.
The 2 stratovolcanoes are Chirip volcano in the N and Bogdan Khmeln... [informations]

Demon

(stratovolcan 1205 m / 3,953 ft)
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 ... [informations]

Golets-Tornyi

(pyroclastic cones 442 m / 1,450 ft)
Golets and Tornyi are 2 pyroclastic cones located SW of Medvezhii on Iturup Island, Kurile Islands, Russia. They occupy one of the narrowest parts of the island.
The age of their last eruptions is unknown, but probably about 10,000 years ago. A lava flow from the andesitic-... [informations]

Grozny

(volcan complexe 1211 m / 3,973 ft)
Grozny volcano (Etorofu Yake-yama in Japanese) in central Iturup Island, Kuriles, is one of the most frequently active volcanoes of the volcanic island chain.
It is a complex of 2 volcanoes: Ivan Grozny volcano and Tebenkov (also known as Odamoi-san) volcano.
Ivan Gr... [informations]

Medvezhia

(somma volcano 1125 m / 3,691 ft)
The Medvezhia (Moyorodake in Japanese) volcano complex (including Medvezhii, Srednii, Kudryavy or Men'shoi Brat volcano) is one of the Kurile's most active volcanoes. It is located on the NE end of Iturup Island, Kurile Islands. It is remarkable for its high temperature fumaroles... [informations]

Moekeshiwan

(caldeira 528 m / 1,732 ft)
Moekeshiwan (or Lvinaya Past, "Lion's Jaw") volcano is a truncated stratovolcano with a 7x9 km wide caldera (also known as Moikeshi) on the SW end of Iturup Island, Kuriles Islands (Russia).
The caldera is open to the sea on the NW and the floor of the caldera is 550 m belo... [informations]

Tsirk

(Caldera 853 m / 2799 ft)
[informations]

unnamed

(Volcan sous-marin -930 m / - 3,051 ft)
A possible submarine eruption NW of Iturup Island in the southern Kuriles at a depth of 1350 m was reported in 1967. An increase in water temperature and acidity were measured. The cause of this is uncertain, but an unnamed submarine volcano is located close by. [informations]

Urbich Caldera

(Caldera(s) 907 m / 2976 ft)
[informations]

Vetrovoi Isthmus Caldera

(Caldera 264 m / 866 ft)
[informations]
Volcano news
mer., 2 août 2017, 12:05

Kudryavy volcano (Kuriles): increase in steam emissions

The Institute of Volcanology and Geodynamics (Russian Academy of Natural Science) reported that during the morning of 31 July volcanologists working on Kudryavy, a stratovolcano of the Medvezhia volcanic complex, noted a sharp increase in the volume of vapor-and-gas emissions, with a plume rising more than 1 km. ... Read all
mer., 26 juil. 2017, 06:00

Moyorodake [Medvezhia] volcano (Iturup, Etorofu) Island, Japan/Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 26 July-1 August 2017 (New Activity / Unrest)

The Institute of Volcanology and Geodynamics (Russian Academy of Natural Science) reported that during the morning of 31 July volcanologists working on Kudryavy, a stratovolcano of the Medvezhia volcanic complex, noted a sharp increase in the volume of vapor-and-gas emissions, with a plume rising more than 1 km. The emissions rose from a new crater, Malysh, that was formed after the 1999 phreatic eruption. A significant increase in temperature (an average of 100 degrees Celsius) was measured at fumarolic sites, and new high-temperature areas were noted. ... Read all
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