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    Shirinki Island (Antsiferov, Анциферова) Kurlie Islands (Kuril) Russia

Shirinki Island is located to the west of Paramushir Island in the Kurlie Islands. At the center is the volcano Renge (Renge-Take) with an elevation of 749m. To the east is the Shirinki Strait (Luzhin Strait). To the west is the Sea of Okhotsk. In Russian known as Antsiferov (Анциферова). In Japanese Shirinki-tō (志林規島). The Japanese name is derrived from the Ainu language meaning "place of tall waves".

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August 25, 2018


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