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Rasshua

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  • Russia
  • Kuril Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 1957 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 47.77°N
  • 153.02°E

  • 956 m
    3136 ft

  • 290220
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

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Most Recent Weekly Report: 6 February-12 February 2013 Citation IconCite this Report

SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Rasshua was detected in satellite images on 6 February.

Source: Sakhalin Volcanic Eruption Response Team (SVERT)


Most Recent Bulletin Report: March 1989 (SEAN 14:03) Citation IconCite this Report

Fumarolic areas in the crater

Four groups of fumaroles were observed in a crater, breached to the SE, during a 14 January overflight.

Information Contacts: G. Steinberg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

Weekly Reports - Index


2013: February


6 February-12 February 2013 Citation IconCite this Report

SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Rasshua was detected in satellite images on 6 February.

Source: Sakhalin Volcanic Eruption Response Team (SVERT)


Bulletin Reports - Index

Reports are organized chronologically and indexed below by Month/Year (Publication Volume:Number), and include a one-line summary. Click on the index link or scroll down to read the reports.

03/1989 (SEAN 14:03) Fumarolic areas in the crater




Information is preliminary and subject to change. All times are local (unless otherwise noted)


March 1989 (SEAN 14:03) Citation IconCite this Report

Fumarolic areas in the crater

Four groups of fumaroles were observed in a crater, breached to the SE, during a 14 January overflight.

Information Contacts: G. Steinberg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

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

There is data available for 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1957 Oct 16 ± 15 days Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 1

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1957 Oct 16 ± 15 days - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Phreatic activity weak or small
1957 Oct    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1846 Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 3

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Eastern cone ?
1846 - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Eastern cone ?

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1846    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Rasshua.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Rasshua.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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