Mendeleev volcano (Ruasu-dake), Kunashir Island, Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands), Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 58' 33'' North , 145° 44' 9'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||43.97583,145.73583|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Soviet Union (1922-1991)|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
A stratovolcano at 888 meters (2,913 feet) high in the southern part of Kunashir Island.
Chudaev, O. V.; Chudaeva, V. A.; Sugimori, K.; Kuno, A.; Matsuo, M.; Nordstrom, D. K. (2005) Geochemistry of thermal waters of Mendeleev Volcano (Kuril Islands). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Vol. 69, Issue 10, Supplement 1, Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2005., p. A837.
11 valid minerals.
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0 - 2.588 Ma
|Quaternary volcanic rocks|