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Dorobu volcano

Caldera 1322 m / 4337 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.9°N / 139.58°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Dorobu volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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The Dorobu caldera, 13 x 6 km in diameter, is located within the southern part of NE Honshu about 10 km W of Takaharayama volcano. Miura and Tamai (1998) note that many other volcanoes formed during the late Miocene-Pliocene are within a 40 x 40 km area known as the Minami-Aizu geothermal field, including Okukinu, Kawaji, Yunishigawa, Tokusa, Yaso, Sannotoge, and Furumachi. Based on K-Ar ages, Dorobu is thought to have been active from the early Pliocene into the Pleistocene (5.59-1.79 Ma).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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