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Iwaki volcano

stratovolcano 1625 m / 5,331 ft
Honshu, Japan, 40.65°N / 140.31°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Iwaki volcano eruptions: 1863, 1856 (?), 1848 (?), 1845, 1844, 1833 (?), 1807 (?), 1800, 1794 (?), 1793 (?), 1790, 1783 (?), 1782-83, 1782 (?), 1769?, 1709 (?), 1694 (?), 1672 (?), 1618, 1605 (?), 1604, 1600, 1600, 1597 (?), 1597 (?), 550 BC ± 500, 1050 BC (?), 4050 BC (?), 8050 BC (?) No recent earthquakes
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Iwaki volcano is a large symmetrical stratovolcano and the NW-most active volcano in Honshu, Japan. Because of its shape, it has been called the Fuji-san of the Tsugaru district.
Iwaki contains a 2-km-wide summit crater which is filled by a lava dome flanked by 6explosion craters. 3 lava domes are found on the western and southern flanks of the andesitic volcano. Historical eruptions have been reported at Iwaki since 1600 AD and have consisted primarily of small-to-moderate phreatic explosions.


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