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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12006

Vigorous submarine fumarolic activity discolors water over broad areas around Kueishantao Island (also known as Gueishan Island) off the E coast of Taiwan, also known as known as "Turtle Mountain Island". Historical accounts during the early years of King Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1775-1795 CE) noted a lava flow on the mountain. Copyrighted photo Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan), 2006.

Vigorous submarine fumarolic activity discolors water over broad areas around Kueishantao Island (also known as Gueishan Island) off the E coast of Taiwan, also known as known as "Turtle Mountain Island". Historical accounts during the early years of King Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1775-1795 CE) noted a lava flow on the mountain.

Copyrighted photo Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan), 2006.

Keywords: fumarole | submarine volcano


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