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caldera, submarine volcano approx 70 m / 215 ft (currently growing)
Volcano Islands, Japan, 27.27°N / 140.88°ECurrent status
(4 out of 5)Nishino-shima webcams / live data
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2019-ongoing, 2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74 Typical eruption style:
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Nishino-shima volcano (Japan): active lava flows towards the eastern shore
Monday Jan 19, 2015 15:35 PM | BY: T
Thermal Landsat 8 image of Nishino-Shima from 12 Jan 2015 (GSI via Culture Volcan)
Vertical view onto Nishino-Shima from 25 Dec 2014 (Japan Coast Guard)
The island continues to grow with lava flows, which recently have been mostly active towards the east from the main vent, while most growth during Nov-Dec had been towards the north, where a vast plateau has been built.
Sea erosion already has visibly modified the shape of the island, creating sandy beaches in some places and smoothing out its shores.
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Saturday, Dec 27, 2014
The eruption continues well into its second year, steadily enlarging the island with lava flows. During the past weeks, most activity has been concentrated to produce flows towards the north and northwest where the island has been growing considerably. ...
Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014
The eruption continues and has been going for more than a year now. It has enlarged the island to 1.89 square km (0.73 square miles). The highest point is now approx. 100 m above sea level.
Saturday, Oct 11, 2014
The volcanic eruption on the remote island continues. A recent satellite image that the lava flows from the active vent(s) have now covered the older part of the island, the original tiny Nishino-Shima island. ...
Friday, Sep 12, 2014
Lava flows continue to be active and enlarge the growing island. During the past weeks, these have contributed to the growth of a platform towards the north of the active vents.
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014
The island remains active and continues to grow as lava flows add new land to it. The Japanese Coast Guard made another survey flight on 26 August and observed ongoing effusive and explosive activity in the main crater. ...
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