Baransky

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Baransky
Остров Итуруп. Вулкан Баранского.jpg
Baransky volcano in 1990
Highest point
Elevation1,132 m (3,714 ft)
Coordinates45°05′49″N 148°01′26″E / 45.097°N 148.024°E / 45.097; 148.024
Geography
Baransky is located in Far Eastern Federal District
Baransky
Baransky
Baransky in Russian Far East
LocationIturup, Kuril Islands, Russia
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionJuly 1951

Baransky (Russian: Вулкан Баранского, Vulkan Baranskogo; Japanese: 指臼岳, Sashiusu-dake) is a stratovolcano located in the central part of Iturup Island, Kuril Islands, Russia.

The volcano is named after Nikolay Baransky, Soviet economic geographer. Its only known eruption occurred in 1951 and was cited as only minor activity.[1]

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  1. ^ "Report on Sashiusudake [Baransky] (Japan - administered by Russia)". Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network. 17 (12). 1992. doi:10.5479/si.gvp.bgvn199212-290080. ISSN 1050-4818.