Chirip

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Chirip
Elevation 1,587 m (5,207 ft)
Prominence ± 5043
Location
Location Iturup, Kuril Islands, Russia
Coordinates 45°20′17″N 147°55′30″E / 45.338°N 147.925°E / 45.338; 147.925
Geology
Type Stratovolcanoes
Last eruption 1860 (?)
Climbing
Easiest route east slope (?)

Chirip (Russian: Чирип, Japanese: 北散布山) is a volcano located in the central part of Iturup Island, Kuril Islands, Russia. In lies on the Chirip Peninsula and comprises two twin stratovolcanoes, Chirip and Bogdan Khmelnitskii. The western side is the steepest, sharing a basin, with a small lake with Bogdan Khmelnitskii. Basin has features that were created during an eruption. Many types of lava found are basalt, and andesite, small amounts of Dacite found.[1]

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