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The gently sloping, 1220-m-high Berutarubesan stratovolcano forms the SW tip of Iturup Island. The flanks of the andesitic-to-dacitic volcano are deeply dissected by wide glacial valleys; a low saddle on the NE side separates it from the slopes of the Lvinaya Past caldera. The only known Holocene activity produced a small pyroclastic cone that was superposed on the intersecting headwalls of U-shaped valleys and cirques on the volcano's broad eroded summit. The hydrothermally altered summit cone was the source of two small lava flows. Berutarubesan was estimated to have ceased erupting only a few hundred to at most 1000 years ago (Gorshkov, 1970). No confirmed historical eruptions are known, although fumarolic areas on the walls of the summit crater are currently depositing sulfur.
Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).
|Start Date||Stop Date||Eruption Certainty||VEI||Evidence||Activity Area or Unit|
|[ 1812 ]||[ Unknown ]||Uncertain||1|
This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.
|Berritarabenobori | Beritaribi | Perutarube|
|Feature Name||Feature Type||Elevation||Latitude||Longitude|
|The gently sloping, 1220-m-high Berutarube stratovolcano, seen here from the SE, forms the SW tip of Iturup Island. Wide, deeply dissected glacial valleys cut the flanks of the volcano, and a low saddle on the NE side (far right) separates Berutarube from the slopes of Lvinaya Past caldera. Berutarube was estimated to have ceased erupting within the past few hundred to a thousand years ago, but no confirmed historical eruptions are known. Light-colored fumarolic areas can be seen in the summit crater on the center horizon.
Photo by Alexander Rybin, 2001 (Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Yuzhno-Sakhalin).
The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title.
Gorshkov G S, 1958. Kurile Islands. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World and Solfatara Fields, Rome: IAVCEI, 7: 1-99.
Gorshkov G S, 1970. Volcanism and the Upper Mantle; Investigations in the Kurile Island Arc. New York: Plenum Publishing Corp, 385 p.
Japan Meteorological Agency, 1996. National Catalogue of the Active Volcanoes in Japan (second edition). Tokyo: Japan Meteorological Agency, 502 p (in Japanese).
Japan Meteorological Agency, 2013. National Catalogue of the Active Volcanoes in Japan (fourth edition, English version). Japan Meteorological Agency.
Nakano S, Yamamoto T, Iwaya T, Itoh J, Takada A, 2001-. Quaternary Volcanoes of Japan. Geol Surv Japan, AIST, http://www.aist.go.jp/RIODB/strata/VOL_JP/.