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Kita-Iwo-jima vulcano

stratovulcano 792 m / 2,598 ft
Isole Vulcano, Giappone, 25.42°N / 141.28°E
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

Kita-Iwo-jima (北硫黄島 officially Kita-iōtō, also frequently Kita-iōjima, meaning "north sulfur island") is a steep-sided basaltic stratovolcano and forms a small island. It is the northernmost of the Kazan Retto (Volcano Islands) chain, in the center of the Izu-Maranas volcanic arc.
No historical eruptions have occurred from the deeply eroded Kita-Iwo-jima stratovolcano itself, but the Funka-Asane submarine vent about 2 km NW of the island was the source of the historical submarine eruptions, recorded sind the 18th century.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: explosive
Eruzioni del vulcano Kita-Iwo-jima: 1953(?), 1930-45, 1880-89, 1780

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