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Tori-shima volcano eruptions

stratovolcano 394 m / 1,293 ft
Izu Islands, Japan, 30.48°N / 140.31°E
Eruption list: 2002, 1975, 1965, 1939, 1902, 1871


2002 eruption
A passing sailing boat observed an eruption of Torishima volcano on 11 August 2002. An overflight the following day observed ash rising from a vent in the SW crater wall of the summit crater Iwo-yama. In an area extending 20 km W of the island, the sea water was discolored. The eruption enlarged the summit crater and ended after 10 days.
 

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