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Nichiyo Seamount

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  • Japan
  • Japan, Taiwan, Marianas
  • Submarine
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 29.482°N
  • 140.327°E

  • -1042 m
    -3419 ft

  • 284086
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Nichiyo Seamount.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Nichiyo Seamount.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Nichiyo Seamount. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Nichiyo Seamount page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Nichiyo Seamount.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Nichiyo Seamount.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Nichiyo Seamount.

GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Historical Japan
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Country: Japan
Year: 1984
Series: National Geographic
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:2,982,000
Map of Historical Japan
Title: Geol Map of Japan/ Geol Atlas
Publisher: Geol Survey of Japan
Country: Japan
Year: 1982
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Geol Map of Japan/ Geol Atlas
Title: Geological Map of Japan
Publisher: Geological Survey of Japan
Country: Japan
Year: 1978
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Geological Map of Japan
Title: Tori-Shima
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Japan
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Tori-Shima
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Nichiyo Seamount in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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