Karpinsky Volcano | John Seach


Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia

50.13 N, 155.37 E
summit elevation 1345 m
cones, maar

Karpinsky Volcano is located in southern Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands. The volcano consists of three eruption centres. The NW cone contains hot springs and sulphur flows.

1952 Eruption
An eruption occurred at Karpinsky Volcano on 5th November 1952, one day after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit Kamchatka Peninsula.

Karpinsky Volcano Eruptions