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Kuril Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointVulkan Alaid (2339 m/7674 ft)
CountriesRussia
States/ProvincesKamchatka (52%), South Kuril Islands Disputed Area (49%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area10,400 sq km / 4,016 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent840 km / 522 mi North-South
839 km / 521 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 59' N; 147° 53' E
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Kuril Islands.
Japanese ArchipelagoLevel 2 (Parent)
         SakhalinLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Kuril IslandsLevel 3
         HokkaidoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         HonshuLevel 3 (Sibling)
         ShikokuLevel 3 (Sibling)
         KyushuLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Outlying Japanese IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Kuril Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Vulkan Alaid23397674 
2.Vulkan Chikurachki18165958 
3.Pik Fuss17725814 
4.Vulkan Tyatya17725814 
5.Gora Stokap1600+5249+ 
6.Bogdan Khmelnitskiy15875207 
7.Vulkan Chirip15615121 
8.Vulkan Milna15395049 
9.Vulkan Tatarinov15305020 
10.Pik Sarychev15124961 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



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