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.
Takahara is a small stratovolcano located SW of Nasu volcano and NNW of Utsunomiya city in central Honshu.
The basaltic-to-dacitic volcano is constructed within the Shiobara caldera. It contains a number of small lava domes, including the symmetrical Fuji-san, one of many conical volcanic mountains named after Japan's renowned Mount Fuji.
Fuji-san is the youngest known volcanic feature of Takahara volcano and was formed about 6,500 years ago.
Sakurajima volcano photos: One of the world's most active volcanoes, Sakurajima on Japan's Kyushu Island is famous for its frequent vulcanian explosions, often accompanied by eruption lightning.
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