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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12170

Ekarma with its summit lava dome rises above the sea with an older hydrothermally altered volcanic edifice to the right. The small 5 x 7.5 km island lies 8.5 km N of Shiashkotan Island in the central Kuriles. The summit lava dome was emplaced during the first historical eruption in 1776-79. Photo by Alexander Rybin, 2008 (SVERT).

Ekarma with its summit lava dome rises above the sea with an older hydrothermally altered volcanic edifice to the right. The small 5 x 7.5 km island lies 8.5 km N of Shiashkotan Island in the central Kuriles. The summit lava dome was emplaced during the first historical eruption in 1776-79.

Photo by Alexander Rybin, 2008 (SVERT).

Keywords: lava dome | stratovolcano


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