Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11042
The Ondake scoria cone rises to the NW above Shiozura Bay and is the highest of a group of small cones on the E side of Fukue Island, off the W coast of Kyushu. Activity at the Fukue volcano group began about 900,000 years ago and the latest activity took place about 2,000-3,000 years ago.
Copyrighted photo by Tadahide Ui (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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Galleries: Scoria Cones
Keywords: scoria cone