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  • Japan
  • Kuril Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 5830 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 45.179°N
  • 141.242°E

  • 1721 m
    5646 ft

  • 285041
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Rishirizan.

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This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

5830 BCE ± 300 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Rs-Ho tephra
5830 BCE ± 300 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)
 Radiocarbon dates of 8,180 ± 180 and 7,380 ± 70 years BP were obtained for the Rs-Ho tephra deposit (Ishizuka, 1999).

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Rs-Ho tephra

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Rishirizan.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Rishirizan.

GVP Map Holdings

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 1 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 117586 Basalt -- --
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