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Kuroshima volcano

Stratovolcano 622 m / 2041 ft
Japan, 30.83°N / 129.94°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kuroshima volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

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Background

Kuroshima is located in the back-arc region of the Northern Ryuku Arc Segment. It has been K-Ar dated at 1.03 +/- 0.13 million years ago (Ono et al. 1981; Shinjo et al., 2000). Other than the large amount of limestone on the island, Kuroshima is a basaltic-andesitic stratovolcano characterized by an abundance of parasitic monogenetic cinder cones (Joshima et al., 1978; Shinjo et al., 2000).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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