Volcanoes of Paramushir Island (6)

Chikurachki | Ebeko | Fuss Peak | Karpinsky | Lemonosov | Vernadskii Ridge

Volcano list

Chikurachki

(stratovolcano 1816 m / 5,958 ft)
Chikurachki stratovolcano forms highest peak on Paramushir Island in the northern Kurile island arc just south of Kamchatka Peninsula. It is one of the region's most active volcanoes.
The volcano itself is a relatively small cone, compared to other volcanoes of the Kurile I... [more]

Ebeko

(somma volcano 1156 m / 3,793 ft)
Ebeko is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kurile Islands, located in northern Paramushir Island south of Kamchatka.
Ebeko volcano has a flat top with 3 summit craters aligned SSW-NNE. The eastern part of the southern crater contains a large boiling spring. The middl... [more]

Fuss Peak

(stratovolcano 1772 m / 5,814 ft)
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, ... [more]

Karpinsky

(cinder cones 1345 m / 4,413 ft)
Karpinsky volcano is a group of 3 young andesitic cones in southern Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands. The cones are located at the southern end of the Karpinsky Ridge.
The NW cone contains vigorous fumaroles. It has produced a lava flow that flowed 7 km to the SE. The sout... [more]

Lemonosov

(cinder cones 1681 m / 5,515 ft)
Lomonosov volcano is a group of 4 cinder cones and a lava dome less than 10,000 years old, that were constructed along a N-S. It is located south of Tatarinov volcano in southern Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands. [more]

Vernadskii Ridge

(cinder cones 1183 m / 3,881 ft)
Vernadskii Ridge comprises 3 groups of volcanoes in northern Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands, immediately south of active Ebeko volcano.
The Vernadskii and Bogdanovich groups of volcanoes are the southernmost of this complex and have been active during the past 10,000 yea... [more]
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