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Mutsure-jima volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 104 m / 341 ft
Japan, 33.97°N / 130.87°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Mutsure-jima volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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A lava flow dated at about 1.2 million years forms Mutsure-jima island just off the SW tip of Honshu (Nakano et al., 2001-). Kifune volcano (1.6 or 1.3 million years old), 7 km to the east, consists of basaltic scoria cones and lava flows.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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