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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08934

Fujisan towers above the major Tokyo-Osaka highway along the Pacific coast in southern Shizuoka Prefecture. Hoeisan is the smaller cone on the SE flank (to the right) and is a remant of Ko-Fuji (Old Fuji), an ancestral volcano that preceded the construction of the modern edifice. Photo by Ichio Moriya (Kanazawa University).

Fujisan towers above the major Tokyo-Osaka highway along the Pacific coast in southern Shizuoka Prefecture. Hoeisan is the smaller cone on the SE flank (to the right) and is a remant of Ko-Fuji (Old Fuji), an ancestral volcano that preceded the construction of the modern edifice.

Photo by Ichio Moriya (Kanazawa University).

Keywords: stratovolcano


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