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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-10816

The Moekeshiwan caldera is seen here from the west with its NW rim at the right and the E rim on the left horizon. The 7 x 9 km caldera on southern Iturup Island formed about 9,400 years ago during one of the largest Holocene eruptions of the Kuril Islands.  Photo by Alexander Rybin, 2001 (Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Yuzhno-Sakhalin).

The Moekeshiwan caldera is seen here from the west with its NW rim at the right and the E rim on the left horizon. The 7 x 9 km caldera on southern Iturup Island formed about 9,400 years ago during one of the largest Holocene eruptions of the Kuril Islands.

Photo by Alexander Rybin, 2001 (Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Yuzhno-Sakhalin).


Moekeshiwan [Lvinaya Past]