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Nishino-shima vulkaan
caldera, submarine volcano approx 70 m / 215 ft (currently growing)
Volcano Islands, Japan, 27.27°N / 140.88°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Nishino-shima vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2017, 2013-15, 1985(?), 1982(?), 1980(?), 1978(?), 1975(?), 1973-74
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Nishino-shima volcano news & activity updates:

Nishino-shima volcano (Volcano Islands, Japan) activity update

Wednesday Dec 03, 2014 18:17 PM | DOOR: T

Steam plume from Nishinoshima on 27 Nov 2014 (Landsat 8 image / NASA Earth Observatory)
Steam plume from Nishinoshima on 27 Nov 2014 (Landsat 8 image / NASA Earth Observatory)
Comparison of Nishinoshima from shortly after the birth of the new island (image 21 Nov 2013, lt), the merging with the old island (25 Dec, rt), formation of extensive lava deltas (7 April 2014, lb), and the disappearance of the old island under new lava (13 Nov 2014, rb) (Source. Asahi.com)
Comparison of Nishinoshima from shortly after the birth of the new island (image 21 Nov 2013, lt), the merging with the old island (25 Dec, rt), formation of extensive lava deltas (7 April 2014, lb), and the disappearance of the old island under new lava (13 Nov 2014, rb) (Source. Asahi.com)
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.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
  • Ogasawara's Nishinoshima island still growing 1 year on since eruption (Asahi.com)
Vorig nieuws
Landsat 8 satellite image showing the Nishino-shima island on 8 Oct; white lines=contour of old island now covered by fresh lava flows (annotation: Culture Volcan)
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. ... [meer...]

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. [meer...]
View of the Nishino-Shima island from the west on 26 Aug (Japanese Coast Guard)
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. ... [meer...]
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Activity at the growing island continues, perhaps even with increased intensity, judging from the recent pictures obtained by the Japanese Coast Guard on 23 July: ... [meer...]
Landsat 8 images of Nishino-Shima on 2 June and 4 July, showing the new platform to the east (images: AIST, annotation: Culture Volcan)
Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014
The currently fastest growing island of the world remains active, with both effusive (lava flows enlarging the island) and explosive activity (strombolian and phreatomagmatic = water-magma explosions). ... [meer...]

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