Typical eruption style
Kumaneshiri volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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Kumaneshiri volcano consists of two andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcanoes, Nishi-Kumaneshiri-dake and Kumaneshiri-dake, that were active about 1.3 million years ago (Nakano et al., 2001-).
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
See also: Sentinel hub
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