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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-10557

Ontake volcano is seen here from the NE with Kengamine, the summit peak, at the left-center. The broad summit contains a series of small craters along a NNE-trending line. The first historical eruption in 1979 followed a lengthy period of quiescence.  Copyrighted photo by Shun Nakano (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/).

Ontake volcano is seen here from the NE with Kengamine, the summit peak, at the left-center. The broad summit contains a series of small craters along a NNE-trending line. The first historical eruption in 1979 followed a lengthy period of quiescence.

Copyrighted photo by Shun Nakano (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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