Zavaritski Caldera

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Zavaritski Caldera
Simushir ISS006-E-24468.jpg
Highest point
Elevation624 m (2,047 ft)
Coordinates46°55′30″N 151°57′00″E / 46.925°N 151.95°E / 46.925; 151.95
Geography
Zavaritski Caldera is located in Far Eastern Federal District
Zavaritski Caldera
Zavaritski Caldera
Zavaritski Caldera in Russian Far East
LocationSimushir, Kuril Islands, Russia
Geology
Mountain typeCaldera
Last eruptionNovember to December 1957

Zavaritski Caldera (Russian: Вулкан Заварицкого, Vulkan Zavaritskogo) is a caldera located in the central part of Simushir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia. Lake Biryuzovoe partially fills the youngest of three nested calderas on the volcano.

The volcano is named after Alexander Nikolayevich Zavaritski, scientist of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union.

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References[edit]

  • "Zavaritzki Caldera". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Aerial image retrieve from NASA Technical Reports Server on 19 April 2007.