Golovnin

Golovnin (Japanese: 泊山, Tomari-yama; Russian: Головнин) is a caldera located in the southern part of Kunashir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia. It is the southernmost volcano of the Kuril Islands.

Golovnin
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Highest point
Elevation543 m (1,781 ft)
Coordinates43°50′28″N 145°30′32″E / 43.841°N 145.509°E / 43.841; 145.509
Geography
Golovnin is located in Far Eastern Federal District
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Golovnin in Russian Far East
LocationKunashir, Kuril Islands, Russia/Japan
Geology
Mountain typeLava domes / Caldera
Last eruption1848

It is named after Russian explorer Vasily Golovnin.

Golovnin Volcano

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ReferencesEdit

  • "Golovnin". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.