Lvinaya Past Volcano - John Seach


Iturup Island, Kurile Islands, Russia

44.62 N, 147.00 E
summit elevation 528 m

Lvinaya Past volcano forms a 7 x 9 km wide caldera on the SW end of Iturup Island. The caldera is open to the sea on the NW. The floor of the caldera is 550 m below sea level.

The last eruption of Lvinaya Past Volcano was about 9400 years ago forming one of the largest Holocene eruptions in the Kurile Islands.

Lvinaya Past Volcano Eruptions

7480 BC