On the image: Iturup Island, Russia
Image of the Week: Berutarube, Iturup
The image of the southern part of the Iturup Island and Berutarube volcano was received on October 1, 2017 from SPOT 6 satellite.
Berutarube is a volcano with a height of 1223 m on the Iturup Island of the Great Kuril chain. It is a complex stratovolcano with several summit craters. At present, on its western slope, strong fumarolic and thermal activity is recorded. To the north of the Berutarube volcano there is the Lion's Mouth Gulf, which was formed by the caldera of the volcano of the same name, flooded with the waters of the Sea of Okhotsk.
At the bottom of the image, on the southern tip of Iturup Island there is Rikorda Cape — a steep cliff of dark red color, one of the three largest rookeries of Steller's sea lion in the Southern Kuriles.
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