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  • Japan
  • Stratovolcano
  • 4100 BCE
  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 33.874°N
  • 139.602°E

  • 851 m
    2792 ft

  • 284041
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Mikurajima.

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

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Eruptive History

There is data available for 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

4100 BCE ± 100 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Tsubunegamori & Yasukajigamori domes
4100 BCE ± 100 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Tsubunegamori & Yasukajigamori domes

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome
   - - - -    - - - - Ash

5050 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
5050 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Mikurajima.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Mikurajima.

GVP Map Holdings

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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