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Taisetsuzan

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  • Japan
  • Kuril Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano(es)
  • 1739 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 43.664°N
  • 142.854°E

  • 2291 m
    7516 ft

  • 285060
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Taisetsuzan.

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

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

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 5 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1739 (after) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Asahi-dake
1739 (after) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Asahi-dake

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Phreatic activity
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
1958 Jul 21    - - - - Fatalities
1961 Jun 18    - - - - Fatalities

0550 BCE ± 500 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Asahi-dake, Ash-b tephra
0550 BCE ± 500 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at Asahi-dake, Ash-b tephra

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Phreatic activity
   - - - -    - - - - Avalanche
   - - - -    - - - - Ash

1450 BCE ± 50 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Asahi-dake, As-B tephra
1450 BCE ± 50 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Asahi-dake, As-B tephra

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Phreatic activity
   - - - -    - - - - Ash

2800 BCE ± 100 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Asahi-dake, As-A tephra
2800 BCE ± 100 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Asahi-dake, As-A tephra

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Phreatic activity
   - - - -    - - - - Ash

3200 BCE ± 75 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Asahi-dake, Asahi Scoria deposit
3200 BCE ± 75 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Asahi-dake, Asahi Scoria deposit

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

There is no Deformation History data available for Taisetsuzan.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Taisetsuzan.

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 Taisetsuzan in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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