The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
Rishiri volcano (利尻山, Rishiri-zan) forms is a small island about 20 kilometers west of the northern tip of Hokkaido. The andesitic stratovolcano last erupted ca. 8500 years ago and is strongly eroded. Erosion has sculptured a sharp-topped summit and steep radial ridges. The latest eruptions of Rishiri volcano was ca. 8-9000 years ago.
Rishiri is part of the Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park. A well-known feature is Rishirifuji Onsen, a thermal spring with indoor and outdoor baths at the southern end of the town of Oshidomari.
Volcano Calendar 2017: We're proud to present our 2017 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
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