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Fuss Peak volcano

stratovolcano 1772 m / 5,814 ft
Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands, 50.27°N / 155.25°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Fuss Peak volcano eruptions: 1933 (?), 1854
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 3 Mar
Sat, 3 Mar 00:45 UTCM 4.5 / 66.4 km30 km- 88km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
Fuss Peak is an isolated andesitic stratovolcano on southern Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands. The volcano rises almost 3000 m from the sea floor and forms a peninsula of Paramushir connected to it by a low isthmus.
The volcano contains a 700 m wide and 300 m deep crater, with a deep gully cutting its NW rim and forming a canyon down to the coast. Fresh-looking lava flows are on the E and SE flanks.
The last confirmed historic activity was in 1854.


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