Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11788
Mutsu-Hiuchidake is the northernmost volcano on the island of Honshu and is seen here from the NW. The volcano is Pleistocene with dated activity during an interval ranging from about 700,000 to 50,000 years ago, although fumaroles remain active.
Copyrighted photo by Hideaki Hatano, 2005 (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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