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Shiga volcano

shield volcanoes 2041 m / 6,696 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.69°N / 138.52°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Shiga volcano eruptions: no eruptions during the past 10,000 years No recent earthquakes
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Shiga volcano is a group of small andesitic shield volcanoes and pyroclastic cones immediately north of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano.
The last eruptions were about 250,000 and 10,000 years ago. The complex was built on top of a large lava plateau that was erupted between about 300,000 to 200,000 years ago.


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