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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).

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


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