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Gajajima volcano

Stratovolcano 452 m / 1483 ft
Japan, 29.9°N / 129.54°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Gajajima volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Gajajima volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The andesitic Gajajima stratovolcano lies east of the main arc Ryukyu arc, 30 km WNW of Nakanoshima. The age of the volcano is mid-Pleistocene (Nakano et al., 2001-, mistranslated in the English version as late-Pleistocene to Holocene). Kogajajima (Little Gaja Island) lies 8 km ESE.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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