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Omanago volcano consists of 5 closey spaced lava domes in Nikko National Park. They are located north and NW of Nantai volcano.
The highest of the dacitic domes is 2367-m-high Omanago, which later erupted andesitic lavas. Mitsu-dake lava dome, which overlooks the hot spring resort of Lake Yunoko, was radioarbon dated at about 5000 years ago.
Mitsu-dake lava dome overlooks Lake Yunoko hot spring resort. Lake Yunoko is located at an altitude of 1478 m and is 3 km in circumference.
Intraplate volcanism: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.
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