Baransky volcano is located in the north-eastern part of the Grozny Range on Iturup Island
|Form and structure
The Baransky volcano rises in the form of a strongly truncated cone to 1126 m. The old summit crater with a diameter of 700-800 m is filled with a substantially pyroclastic cone, the crater of which in the northern part is completely destroyed. At the bottom of the crater there is a dome with a summit of a diameter of 500 m and a height of about 40-50 m. The northern part of the dome was blown up, there is a chain of several small explosive funnels.
|andesites, andesite-basalts, andesite-dacites
|Aviation color code
|Last VONA/KVERT Releases
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Ash clouds, ash falls, pyroclastic flows, hot avalanches and lahars are a potential hazard associated with explosive eruptions of this volcano. The volcano poses a potential hazard to international and local airlines passing in the Kuriles region, since the height of its ash emissions can reach 10-15 km above sea level, ash plumes and clouds can drift hundreds of kilometers from the volcano in different directions. In addition, the outflow of lava flows onto the slopes of the volcano and the surrounding area is possibly.