Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05622
Kuttara volcano, seen here from Shiraoi town, is a low cone that has a 3-km-wide caldera at its summit. The caldera formed during the late Pleistocene, but minor explosions occurred from a crater in a western-flank thermal area as recently as about 200 years ago.
Photo by Mihoko Moriizumi, 1995 (Hokkaido University).
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