Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-10521
Hiuchigatake rises above Ozenuma lake, seen here from the SE. Two lava domes at the southern end of the summit have been active during the Holocene. The northern dome produced viscous lava flows about 3,500 years ago, and the southern dome was the source of an explosive eruption in 1544 CE.
Copyrighted photo by Shun Nakano, 1996 (Japanese Quaternary Volcanoes database, RIODB, http://riodb02.ibase.aist.go.jp/strata/VOL_JP/EN/index.htm and Geol Surv Japan, AIST, http://www.gsj.jp/).
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