11. Sarychev Peak explodes • Earth.com 11. Sarychev Peak explodes

Sarychev Peak sits on Matua Island, which is one of Russia’s Kuril Islands that are found near Japan. People have recorded activity from the volcano since 1765. And the peak had a major explosion in more recent years – as captured here in June 2009. Apparently, activity began picking up again eight years later.

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