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Matua

 

an island in the central part of the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin Oblast, RSFSR. Length, 12 km; width, 6 km; area, 52 sq km. Nadezhda Strait and Golovnin Strait separate it from the islands of Rasshua and Raikoke. The whole island is occupied by the active volcano Sarychev, which is 1,446 m high and is composed of andesites and andesite-basalts. The volcano has erupted many times including in 1946. The shores are precipitous. The island is covered with brush and elfin wood.

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Matua is accused of killing Rabbi Yaakov Litman, 40, and his son Netanel Litman, 18, as they drove in a van with five other members of the Litman family near the Jewish settlement of Otniel, south of Hebron, on Nov 14.
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