Report on Kaitoku Seamount (Japan) — December 1990
Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network, vol. 15, no. 12 (December 1990)
Managing Editor: Lindsay McClelland.
Kaitoku Seamount (Japan) No water discoloration seen in 1990
Please cite this report as:
Global Volcanism Program, 1990. Report on Kaitoku Seamount (Japan) (McClelland, L., ed.). Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network, 15:12. Smithsonian Institution. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.BGVN199012-284100
26.1217°N, 141.0955°E; summit elev. -95 m
All times are local (unless otherwise noted)
No discolorations were observed at . . . Kaitoku . . . during 1990.
Geological Summary. Submarine eruption have been observed during March 1984 and August 2022-January 2023 from Kaitoku Seamount (Kaitoku Kaizan), a three-peaked submarine volcano 80 km NNW of Kita-Ioto. The type of activity related to other observations of discolored water or bubbling, including an observation from 1543 CE, is uncertain.
Information Contacts: Hydrographic Department, JMSA.