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Kinunuma-Nenakusa volcano

Lava dome(s) 2141 m / 7024 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.88°N / 139.38°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kinunuma-Nenakusa 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 dacitic Kinunuma volcano produced a lava flow and pyroclastic flow about 0.24 or 0.20 million years ago. The Kinunuma-Kurodahara tephra consists of pumice fall deposits (~5 km3) and mostly-welded pyroclastic flow deposits (less than 1 km3), erupted at 0.20-0.24 Ma. Andesitic and dacitic lava domes of the Nenakusa-yama volcano to the SE were active about 0.3 million years ago.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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