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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01415

Snow-capped Mount Fuji rises above mountains at the SW end of the Kanto plain in this view from Tokyo Tower. Ash fell on the ancient capital of Edo (Tokyo), 100 km to the NE, during the last eruption in 1707, the largest from Fuji during historical time.  Photo by Richard Fiske, 1961 (Smithsonian Institution).

Snow-capped Mount Fuji rises above mountains at the SW end of the Kanto plain in this view from Tokyo Tower. Ash fell on the ancient capital of Edo (Tokyo), 100 km to the NE, during the last eruption in 1707, the largest from Fuji during historical time.

Photo by Richard Fiske, 1961 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: stratovolcano


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