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Matsuwa Island, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

Matsuwa Island, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

Matua or Matsuwa is an island in the central Kuril Islands archipelago. It is located at 48.1░ N 153.2░ E and has an area of 52 km2.

In the northwestern end of the island is Sarychev Peak, elevation 1496 m, which has periodically erupted and is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kuril Islands. This peak has erupted at least 14 times since 1765. The largest such eruption occu...
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Paramushir Island, Kuril Island Chain, Overlay

Paramushir Island, Kuril Island Chain, Overlay

The largest of the Northern Islands and second largest member of the Kuril Islands after Iturup, Paramushir measures 100 km in length and averages around 20 km across covering an area of 2,053 km▓. The island is composed of a series of volcanoes that include Ekebo (1,156 m), Chikurachki (the tallest at 1,816 m), Tatarinov (1,530 m) and Fuss Peak (1,772 m).
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Cool volcanic island

Cool volcanic island

Volcanic island off the Kamchatka peninsula

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Atlasova (Остров Атласов)is a member of the Northern Kuril Islands, located off the northeast coast of its larger neighbour Paramushir. The island, which sits westwards of the main northeast to southwest trending line of t...
Rating of 3.42857142808/04/2005993Google Earth Logo
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Shumshu Island, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

Shumshu Island, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

The northernmost of the Kuril Islands, located only 11 km southwest of the Kamchatka Peninsula's southernmost point of Cape Lopatka (visible at the extreme right of the image) and 2 km north of Paramushir (at left). Covering an area of 388 km▓ and with dimensions of 28 km in length (southwest to northeast) and 15 km in width, Shumshu (Остров Шу...
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Galapagos Islands map overlay

Galapagos Islands map overlay

Galapagos Islands map overlay
The Galapagos Islands are found 1000 kilometres (600 miles) off the west coast of Ecuador, South America. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands, 6 smaller islands and 107 rocks and islets. The very first island is thought to have formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, as a result of tectonic activity. The youngest islands, Isabela and Fernandina...
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Volcano in Lake on Small Isle

Volcano in Lake on Small Isle

I thought that this looked colourful and artistic. It's one of the Kuril Islands, Russia.
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Secondary Crater on Volcano

Secondary Crater on Volcano

Tiatia volcano in the Kuril Islands. The second crater is perhaps an 'explosion vent'.
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Agattu, Aleutian Islands (Overlay)

Agattu, Aleutian Islands (Overlay)

Located in the distant Near Islands (in the southwest of the Aleutian chain), the 233 km▓ Agattu is one of the largest uninhabited islands of the Aleutians. Measuring 29 km in length and up to 14 km across, the island's tundra-like terrain rises to height of 632 m.
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Galapagos Islands (Overlay)

Galapagos Islands (Overlay)

This overlay gives you a clearer view of the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
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Fuss Peak, Russia

Fuss Peak, Russia

Fuss Peak is a stratovolcano located on the southern end of Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia. Only one unambiguous eruption, in 1854, is known. Fuss Peak is still active.
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Republic of Kiribati - Central Pacific - Overlay

Republic of Kiribati - Central Pacific - Overlay

The Republic of Kiribati is an island nation consisting of some 33 atolls near the equator in the central Pacific. Before Europeans found the islands, they had been inhabited for two millennia by indigenous Micronesians. In 1820, the British named the islands the Gilbert Islands, after Captain Thomas Gilbert, who discovered some of the atolls in 1788. The islands eventually gained their indepen...
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Arno Atoll (overlay)

Arno Atoll (overlay)

Arno Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands, is located to the east of Micronesia in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.Arno Atoll is an atoll of 103 islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is a legislative district of the Marshall Islands. Its land area is only 5 sq mi (13 km▓), but it encloses a lagoon of 130.77 sq mi (339 km▓).
The population of the islands in the atoll is 2069.

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