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Nantaisan

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  • Japan
  • Northeast Japan Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 9540 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 36.765°N
  • 139.491°E

  • 2486 m
    8156 ft

  • 283141
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Nantaisan.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Nantaisan.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Nantaisan.

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Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

9540 BCE ± 500 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Bentengawara pyroclastic-flow deposit
9540 BCE ± 500 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 6 Events for Episode 1 at Bentengawara pyroclastic-flow deposit

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
   - - - -    - - - - Lapilli
   - - - -    - - - - Blocks
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Nantaisan.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Nantaisan.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Nantaisan in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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