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Kamitakara volcano

Unknown 1831 m / 6007 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.2°N / 137.5°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kamitakara volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Kamitakara (or Takara) volcano was the source of deposits forming the Kamitakara pyroclastic flow plateau. The dacitic-to-rhyolitic deposits were erupted about 0.75 or 0.70 million years ago (Nakano et al., 2001-). Ono et al. (1981) listed a Potassium-Argon date of about 600,000 years.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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