Daisetsu volcan

stratovolcan 2290 m / 7,513 ft
Hokkaido, Japon, 43.66°N / 142.86°E
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Daisetsu (also spelled Taisetsu) volcano is a group of 8 stratovolcanoes, lava domes and a small 2 km wide caldera in the Daisetsu-zan National Park (the roof of Hokkaido) in central Hokkaido.
Asahi (旭岳 Asahi-dake) volcano is the highest peak of the volcanic complex and the highest mountain in Hokkaido.
No historical eruptions are known from Daisetsu, although the last eruption must have taken place in or after 1739 AD. At present, there are fumaroles and sulfur was mined at Asahi-dake.
Daisetsu-zan National Park is the largest national park of Japan covering 230,000 ha. The park stretches from Mt. Torashiumu to the Tokachi Mountains. It is known for its hot springs, which can be found at Sounkyou, Yukomanbetsu, Tenninkyou, Nukabira, Shirogane, Shikaribetsu and Tomuraushi.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Daisetsu: >=1739 AD (tephrachronology), 550 BC ± 500 years, 1450 BC ± 50 years, 2800 BC ± 100 years, 3200 BC ± 75 years (radiocarbon dated)

Latest nearby earthquakes

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
Wed, 21 Jul 2021 (GMT) (2 séismes)
Jul 22, 2021 08:48:04.92 (21 Jul 2021 23:48:04 GMT)
3.2

197 km
20 km (12 mi)
Kamikawa-gun, 21 km à l'est de Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japon
Jul 21, 2021 20:36:32.15 (21 Jul 2021 11:36:32 GMT)
2.6

8.9 km
21 km (13 mi)
Kamikawa-gun, 61 km à l'est de Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japon

Introduction

The Daisetsu volcanic group formed at the northern end of the Daisetsu-Tokachi tectonic graben. Several vents are aligned along a ring fracture over the eastern rim of the caldera and on a NE-SW line cutting through the caldera and trending towards the Tokachi volcano complex to the SW. (Smithsonian / GVP volcano information)


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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