Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11800
Kuchinoshima consists of two cones and a NW-SE-trending chain of lava domes, seen here from the NE. Two small villages, Nishinohama and Kuchinoshima, lie at the northern end of the island. The Maedake lava dome (left-center) forms the highest point on the 3 x 7 km island.
Copyrighted photo by Shun Nakano, 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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