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caldera 1320 m / 4,331 ft
Hokkaido, Japan, 42.69°N / 141.38°E
: normal or dormant
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Shikotsu volcano eruptions:
1981, 1978-79, 1978, 1954-55, 1954, 1953, 1951, 1951, 1944, 1936, 1936, 1933, 1931, 1928-29, 1928, 1926, 1923, 1921, 1920, 1919, 1918, 1917, 1909, 1894, 1894, 1887, 1886, 1885, 1883, 1874, 1871(?), 1867, 1804-17, 1739, 1667
Typical eruption style:
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Shikotsu volcano news & activity updates:
Fri, 20 Sep 2013, 00:26
Earthquakes near Tarumai in 2013
The latest report of the Japan Meteorological Agency indicates some unrest at the caldera. Seismic activity accompanied by inflation were recorded under the western flank of Tarumai stratovolcano (the most active vent of the system, located on the SW rim of the Shikotsu caldera) between late June and early July this year. Read more...
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