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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06446

Lake-filled Rokkannon-Miike is one of several maars at Kirishima volcano, seen here with a highway along the rim. The Kirishima volcano group consists of cones, maars, and underlying shield volcanoes scattered over a 20 x 30 km area N of Kagoshima Bay. Numerous small-to-moderate explosive eruptions have been recorded at Kirishima since the 8th century. Photo by Yukio Hayakawa (Gunma University).

Lake-filled Rokkannon-Miike is one of several maars at Kirishima volcano, seen here with a highway along the rim. The Kirishima volcano group consists of cones, maars, and underlying shield volcanoes scattered over a 20 x 30 km area N of Kagoshima Bay. Numerous small-to-moderate explosive eruptions have been recorded at Kirishima since the 8th century.

Photo by Yukio Hayakawa (Gunma University).


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