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:
12-30 Aug 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
13-29 Aug 2019: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
1-19 Sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
21-28 Sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
12-20 Oct 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 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.

 

Washiba-Kumonotaira volcano

shield volcanoes 2924 m / 9,593 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.41°N / 137.59°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Washiba-Kumonotaira volcano books
Typical eruption style: effusive
Washiba-Kumonotaira volcano eruptions: less then 12,000 years agoNo recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Washiba-Kumonotaira volcano in the Northern Japan Alps is a group of small shield volcanoes and possible lava domes. The volcanoes are located in a remote part of the Chubu Sangaku National Park.
The last activity was from Washiba-ike volcano less than 12,000 years ago.

Background:

Iwagokekodani is one of the oldest volcanoes of the Kumonotaira complex and was active from about 1-0.9 million years ago. The younger Kumonotaira volcano was active about 300-100,000 years ago.
Washiba-ike is an explosion crater that formed after the last glaciation, with tephra deposits containing accretionary lapilli and fresh volcanic bombs.


Latest satellite images

 

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.