Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
News

no news in this list.

 

Udonejima volcano

Stratovolcano 209 m / 686 ft
Izu Islands, Japan, 34.47°N / 139.3°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Udonejima volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Udonejima volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

Udonejima, though techincally part of the Izu Volcanic Arc, is actually considered to be situated just behind the true volcanic front, along a line of volcanoes that is oblique to the Izu Trench. The volcanic rocks of this lineament are characterized by high-alumina basalts, calc-alkaline basalts, andesites, and rhyolites (Onuma et al., 1983). The andesites are rich in pyroxene, and the rhyolites often contain hypersthene, hornblende, and biotite (Onuma et al., 1983).
---
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


Latest satellite images


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: