Iturup – the name comes from the Ainu "Atrop"- Land States, the island of the southern group of greater Kuril ridge Islands, the largest island of the archipelago.
Frozen lava of unusual island-like forms, which was formed during the eruption of the Bogdan Khmelnitsky volcano when it came into contact with the sea.
A picturesque place where fresh water flows out, oozes out of the rock in small waterfalls.
At the foot of the volcano Baransky is "Starozavodskoe" fumarole field, near the old geothermal station Okeanskaya.
Black rocks - rather similar in color to gray columnar rocks with a beach of black volcanic sand that shimmers in the sun.
Thermomineral water flows from a 440 m deep well drilled in 1986.
Neutral sodium-chloride siliceous water is suitable for spilling as a medical canteen. The water temperature of the "Hot water" source exceeds +60 degrees.
During world war II, on November 26, 1941, from here (Japanese name Hitokappu) came the Japanese carrier squadron and support ships for the defeat of pearl Harbor, the US naval base in the Hawaiian Islands.