Kuntomintar volcano occupies the southern part of Shiashkotan Island
|Form and structure
The volcano has an oval shape in plan size 6 x 7 km with an extension along the axis of the Island - to the northeast. Kuntomintar is a double volcano built according to the Somma-Vesuvius type.
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|Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
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.