Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02160
Usu volcano is a located on the southern topographic rim of the 110,000-year-old Toya caldera. The summit, seen here above the town of Toyako-Onsen to the NW, consists of dacitic lava domes and a cryptodome that were emplaced in a small summit caldera during historical eruptions.
Photo by Dick Stoiber, 1981 (Dartmouth College).
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Galleries: Lava Domes
Keywords: lava dome