Chirip

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Chirip
Богдан Хмельницкий.JPG
Highest point
Elevation1,587 m (5,207 ft)
Prominence± 5043
Coordinates45°20′17″N 147°55′30″E / 45.338°N 147.925°E / 45.338; 147.925
Geography
Chirip is located in Far Eastern Federal District
Chirip
Chirip
Chirip in Russian Far East
LocationIturup, Kuril Islands, Russia
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcanoes
Last eruption1860 (?)
Climbing
Easiest routeeast 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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  • "Chirip". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.