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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-10545

The southern flanks of Mikurajima volcano are seen in this aerial view from the SSW. Oyama, the summit of the island, lies in shadow on the left horizon. The small Ichinomori spire is on the center, while the flat-topped Shipunegamori lava dome is at the far right. Copyrighted photo by Akira Takada (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/).

The southern flanks of Mikurajima volcano are seen in this aerial view from the SSW. Oyama, the summit of the island, lies in shadow on the left horizon. The small Ichinomori spire is on the center, while the flat-topped Shipunegamori lava dome is at the far right.

Copyrighted photo by Akira Takada (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/).

Keywords: lava dome


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