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Rakkibetsudake [Demon]

Photo of this volcano
  • Japan - administered by Russia
  • Kuril Islands
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 45.5°N
  • 148.85°E

  • 1205 m
    3953 ft

  • 290110
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Rakkibetsudake [Demon].

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Rakkibetsudake [Demon].

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Rakkibetsudake [Demon].

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.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Rakkibetsudake [Demon]. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Rakkibetsudake [Demon] page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Rakkibetsudake [Demon].

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Rakkibetsudake [Demon].

Photo Gallery

Demon volcano, forming the peninsula at the right, is seen from the summit of Sredniy volcano of the Medvezhia volcanic complex. Demon occupies the extreme northern tip of the largest island in the Kuriles, Iturup. The 1205-m-high stratovolcano grew during the Holocene within a glacial trough 3 km east of the eroded Pleistocene Kamui volcano, the higher peak on the left horizon. The summit of Demon contains a 1.5-km-wide crater, not visible in this image, that opens to the east.

Photo by Alexander Rybin, 1995 (Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Yuzhno-Sakhalin).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Kuril'skiye Ostrova
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1989
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Kuril'skiye Ostrova
Title: Kuril'skye Ostrova
Publisher: DMA
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1988
Series: TPC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Kuril'skye Ostrova
Title: Historical Japan
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Country: Japan
Year: 1984
Series: National Geographic
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:2,982,000
Map of Historical Japan
Publisher: Soviet Ministry
Country: USSR
Year: 1984
Series: B1754
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of
Title: Shana
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Japan
Year: 1955
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Shana
Title: Shibetoro
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Japan
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Shibetoro
Title: Tokotan
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Japan
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Tokotan
Title: Etorofu-Jima
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Etorofu-Jima
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Rakkibetsudake [Demon] in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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