Main Volcanoes Chirpoi

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Name: Chirpoi
GVP Number:
Synonims: Tirihoi
Region: Kuril Islands
Volcanic Area: Southern Kuriles
Coordinates:
46°31'58" N   150°52'16" E
Absolute Elevation: 652 m
Status: Extinct
Location: Chirpoi Island
Type: Stratovolcano
Composition: two-pyroxene andesites, andesite-basalts, dacites
Recent Known Eruption: Undated
Description
On Chirpoi itself there are four closely spaced cones. The northernmost cone, Chirpoi, is cut by a fault on the northwest; the near-crater part on the east is preserved, as is the eastern half on the cone, but the flanks of the cone are rather badly eroded.

References

Gorshkov G.S. Volcanism and the Upper Mantle: Investigations in the Kurile Island Arc. 1970. 385 p.full text


 

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