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Doyo volcano

Updated: Mar 4, 2024 11:24 GMT -
submarine volcano -860 m / -2,821 ft
Izu Islands (Japan), 27.68°N / 140.8°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Doyo Seamount is the southernmost of the 7 Shichiyo Seamounts, named for the 7 days of the week. Doyo ("Saturday") is a basaltic-andesite submarine caldera that rises 2340 m from the sea floor to within 860 m of the sea surface.
It has a large horseshoe-shaped 3 x 10 km wide summit caldera. Major hydrothermal activity was observed in July 1990, and the volcano was reclassified as active by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

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Typical eruption style: unknown
Doyo volcano eruptions: unknown, strong hydrothermal activity in 1990

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