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Friday, Jul 29, 2016
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 18 and 20-24 July. Steam-and-gas emissions were visible drifting SW on 16 July and may have contained minor amounts of ash. Steam-and-gas emissions during 22-24 July drifted as far as 90 km N. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. ... [more]
Friday, May 20, 2016
A weak thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 9-11 and 14 May. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. [more]
 

Volcanoes of North of Urup (2 volcanoes)

Chirpoi| unnamed submarine
Chirpoi
(caldera)
Chirpoi volcano forms a small island in the central Kurile Islands, Russia. It has a 8-9 km wide partially submerged caldera with several volcanic centers inside the caldera, including active Snow and Cerny volcanoes. The southern caldera rim emerges again on nearby Brat C... [more]

unnamed submarine
(submarine volcano)
A submarine volcano is located 30 km SE of Chirpoi Island in the central Kuriles, Russia. Hydrophones recorded an eruption in 1972 somewhere between Simushir and Urup Island. There are 3 seamounts in this area, one of which probably erupted to produce the signals. [more]
 

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