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Volcano news
Thursday, Sep 06, 2012
SVERT reported that a weak thermal anomaly over Tiatia was detected in satellite images on 1 September. read all
 

Volcanoes of Kunashir Island (4 volcanoes)

Golovnin |Mendeleev |Smirnov |Tiatia
Golovnin
(caldera)
Golovnin volcano (Tomari-yama in Japanese) is the southernmost volcano in the Kurile Islands and forms the southern end of Kunashir Island, located only 33 km across the Nemuro Strait from Hokkaido Island in Japan.
It has a 4x5 km wide caldera with an 1x2.5 km wide lake, ac... [more]
Mendeleev
(stratovolcano)
Mendeleev (Rausu-dake in Japanese) is a low stratovolcano on Kunashir Island in the southern Kurile Islands, 40 km from Hokkiado in Northern Japan. The volcano is composed of 3 nested calderas measuring 6x9 km (the oldest caldera), 3x3.5 km, and 1x1 km (youngest caldera).
A... [more]
Smirnov
(stratovolcano)
Smirnov volcano is an active andesitic stratovolcano on the NW tip of Kunashir Island in the Kuriles, Russia. The gently sloped and glacially eroded volcano is located immediately west of Tiatia volcano. [more]
Tiatia
(stratovolcano)
Tiatia volcano (Chacha-dake in Japanese) is one of the most impressive volcanoes in the Kuriles. It is a symmetrical stratovolcano located on the NE end of Kunashir Island 70 km from Hokkiado, Japan. The volcano has a 2.1 x 2.4 km wide caldera and a young summit central cone with... [more]

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