Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05689
The unvegetated Yakebashiri lava flow descended the NE flank of the Yakushidake summit cone of Iwate volcano in 1719 CE. This is the youngest lava flow from Iwate, erupting from a vent on the upper NE flank. It traveled down to about the 550 m elevation, 3.5 km from the vent.
Photo by Hidenori Togari, 1993 (Hokkaido University).
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Keywords: lava flow