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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11791

Onikobe caldera is seen here from the SE. Geysers were said to be discovered there about 1,700 years ago; both geysers and hot springs are present within the caldera. The snow-capped Chokaisan volcano is visible on the upper right horizon. Copyrighted photo by Hiroshi Yagi (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/).

Onikobe caldera is seen here from the SE. Geysers were said to be discovered there about 1,700 years ago; both geysers and hot springs are present within the caldera. The snow-capped Chokaisan volcano is visible on the upper right horizon.

Copyrighted photo by Hiroshi Yagi (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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Keywords: caldera | stratovolcano


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