Sanbe (Sambe, Sanbe-san) volcano is a complex stratovolcano in SW Honshu, along the Japan Sea coast. It contains a small 1 km diameter caldera. Its summit at the northern end of the complex is called O-Sanbe.
A well-known feature are the Sanbe-onsen Hot Springs, said to promote longevity. Other thermal springs in the area include Yukai-onsen, Koyahara-onsen, and Ikeda Radium-onsen.
Sanbe volcano is part of the Daisen-Oki National Park.
Stromboli volcano photos: The lighthouse of the Thyrrhenian Sea - thanks to its typical, regular explosions that coined the term "strombolian activity", Stromboli is one of the most famous and photogenic volcanoes in the world.
Igneous or magmatic rocks: The most primitive rock type forms when magma (molten rock) solidifies - either inside the earth (plutonic rocks) or during volcanic eruptions (volcanic rocks). A short overview.
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