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Brat Chirpoev Volcano
GVP Number 290150
IAVCEI Number
Location 46°27'50" N, 150°47'39" E
Last Eruption ?
Elevation 752 m
Location
The Island-volcano Brat Chirpoev is separated from Chirpoy Island by Bystry Strait 2.7 km wide
Form and structure
The central structure of the volcano consists of a large number of closely merged cones and craters.
Composition
olivine-pyroxene basalts
Age
Holocene
 
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Aviation color code
GREEN
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Ash clouds, ash falls, 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 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.
Monitoring status
satellite
Eruptions


 
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