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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).

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


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