Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08674
The summit of Sanbe volcano is the SW-most Holocene volcano on the island of Honshu. Seen here from the S, the highest peak is called O-Sanbe. It is flanked by Me-Sanbe on the right, Ko-Sanbe on the left, and Mago-Sanbe in the center. Sanbe had a large explosive eruption about 3,700 years ago that originated form Taiheizan lava dome.
Photo by Yoshinobu Tatsu, 1998 (Shimane Prefectural Sanbe Shizenkan Nature Museum).
Keywords: lava dome