Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08943
The Mukaiyama lava dome lies at the southern end of the island of Niijima. It formed during a single eruption in July 886 CE beginning in shallow water with the formation of a tuff ring from repeated base surges, followed by a pyroclastic cone and lava domes.
Photo by Ichio Moriya (Kanazawa University).
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Galleries: Volcanic Outcrops
Keywords: stratigraphy | outcrop | tephra | geology | deposit | lava dome