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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02269

The 3-km-wide island of Shirinki, part of a chain of volcanoes west of the main Kuril Island arc, is located 15 km W of Fuss Peak on Paramushir Island. It has a 750-m-wide summit crater that opens to the south. The crater, not visible in this view from the W, contains two lava domes. Photo by Oleg Volynets (Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk).

The 3-km-wide island of Shirinki, part of a chain of volcanoes west of the main Kuril Island arc, is located 15 km W of Fuss Peak on Paramushir Island. It has a 750-m-wide summit crater that opens to the south. The crater, not visible in this view from the W, contains two lava domes.

Photo by Oleg Volynets (Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk).

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