Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05689
The vegetation-poor 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 altitude, 3.5 km from the vent.
Photo by Hidenori Togari, 1993 (Hokkaido University).
Keywords: lava flow