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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01495

The crater rim of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano is seen here from the top of a flank cone to its S. The slopes of the cone are kept largely unvegetated by frequent phreatic explosions from three overlapping craters. Eruptions have been recorded since the early 19th century. Photo by Lee Siebert, 1977 (Smithsonian Institution).

The crater rim of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano is seen here from the top of a flank cone to its S. The slopes of the cone are kept largely unvegetated by frequent phreatic explosions from three overlapping craters. Eruptions have been recorded since the early 19th century.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 1977 (Smithsonian Institution).

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