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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01387

Mudpots are a common feature of the Beppu thermal area on the flanks of Tsurumi volcano on the island of Kyushu.  Beppu is one of Japan's most noted thermal areas, containing hot spring pools of varying water color, hot beach sands, and many hot spring resorts. Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1981.

Mudpots are a common feature of the Beppu thermal area on the flanks of Tsurumi volcano on the island of Kyushu. Beppu is one of Japan's most noted thermal areas, containing hot spring pools of varying water color, hot beach sands, and many hot spring resorts.

Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1981.


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