List of volcanoes in Japan

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This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Japan. Orange background indicates a volcano considered active by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Hokkaidō[edit]

Name Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Coordinates Last eruption
Akaigawa Caldera (ja) 725 2379 43°04′59″N 140°49′01″E / 43.083°N 140.817°E / 43.083; 140.817 (Akaigawa Caldera) 1.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Atosanupuri 512 1680 43°36′36″N 144°26′17″E / 43.610°N 144.438°E / 43.610; 144.438 (Mount Atosanupuri) 1000-200 BP[† 1]
Mount Eniwa 1320 4331 42°47′35″N 141°17′06″E / 42.793°N 141.285°E / 42.793; 141.285 (Mount Eniwa) 17th century[† 1]
Mount Esan 613 2028 41°48′14″N 141°09′58″E / 41.804°N 141.166°E / 41.804; 141.166 (Mount Esan) AD 1874[† 1]
Akan Caldera (ja) - - 43°27′04″N 144°06′36″E / 43.451°N 144.110°E / 43.451; 144.110 (Akan Caldera) 0.25 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Meakan 1499 4916 43°23′10″N 144°00′29″E / 43.386°N 144.008°E / 43.386; 144.008 (Mount Meakan) AD 2008[† 1]
Mount Oakan 1370 4495 43°27′11″N 144°09′47″E / 43.453°N 144.163°E / 43.453; 144.163 (Mount Oakan) 5-2.5 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Iō 1563 5128 44°07′52″N 145°09′54″E / 44.131°N 145.165°E / 44.131; 145.165 (Mount Iō) AD 1936[† 1]
Kussharo Caldera - -  43°37′16″N 144°20′10″E / 43.621°N 144.336°E / 43.621; 144.336 (Lake Kussharo) Pre-Kussharo: 2.6-1.0 Ma BP
Kussharo: 0.34-0.03 Ma BP
Nakajima Island: Younger than 2.3 ka BP[† 1]
Kuttara Caldera 581 1906 42°29′56″N 141°10′30″E / 42.499°N 141.175°E / 42.499; 141.175 (Kuttara Caldera) 40 ka BP[† 1]
Mashū Caldera 855 2805 43°34′12″N 144°33′54″E / 43.570°N 144.565°E / 43.570; 144.565 (Mashū Caldera) 1 ka BP[† 1]
Nigorigawa Caldera (ja) 356 1168 42°07′N 140°27′E / 42.12°N 140.45°E / 42.12; 140.45 (Nigorigawa) 15 ka BP[† 1]
Nipesotsu-Maruyama Volcanic Group 2013 6604 43°27′11″N 143°02′10″E / 43.453°N 143.036°E / 43.453; 143.036 (Nipesotsu-Maruyama) Mt. Maruyama AD 1898[† 2]
Niseko Volcanic Group 1309 4295 42°53′N 140°38′E / 42.88°N 140.63°E / 42.88; 140.63 (Niseko Volcanic Group) Mt. Iwaonupuri (ja) 6 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Onnebetsu 1330 4364 43°59′35″N 145°00′47″E / 43.993°N 145.013°E / 43.993; 145.013 (Mount Onnebetsu) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Oshima-Ōshima 737 2418 41°30′N 139°22′E / 41.50°N 139.37°E / 41.50; 139.37 (Oshima Oshima) AD 1759[† 1]
Mount Rausu 1661 5449 44°04′30″N 145°07′19″E / 44.075°N 145.122°E / 44.075; 145.122 (Mount Rausu) 700-500 BP[† 1]
Mount Rishiri 1721 5646 45°11′N 141°15′E / 45.18°N 141.25°E / 45.18; 141.25 (Mount Rishiri) 8-2 ka BP[† 1]
Shikaribetsu Volcano Group 1430 4692 43°18′43″N 143°05′46″E / 43.312°N 143.096°E / 43.312; 143.096 (Shikaribetsu Volcano Group) 20 ka BP or later[† 1]
Shikotsu Caldera 1320 4331 42°45′11″N 141°19′37″E / 42.753°N 141.327°E / 42.753; 141.327 (Shikotsu Caldera) 50-40 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Shiribetsu (ja) 1107 3632 42°46′01″N 140°54′58″E / 42.767°N 140.916°E / 42.767; 140.916 (Mount Shiribetsu) Hundreds of thousands of years BP[† 1]
Toya Caldera - - 42°36′07″N 140°51′04″E / 42.602°N 140.851°E / 42.602; 140.851 (Lake Toya) Caldera: 0.14 Ma BP[† 1]
Center cone: 40-30 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Hokkaidō-Komagatake 1131 3711 42°03′47″N 140°40′37″E / 42.063°N 140.677°E / 42.063; 140.677 (Mount Hokkaidō-Koma) AD 2000[† 1]
Mount Shari 1547 5075 43°45′54″N 144°43′01″E / 43.765°N 144.717°E / 43.765; 144.717 (Mount Shari) 0.25 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Shiretoko 1254 4114 44°14′06″N 145°16′23″E / 44.235°N 145.273°E / 44.235; 145.273 (Mount Shiretoko) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Taisetsu Volcano Group 2290 7513 43°39′47″N 142°51′14″E / 43.663°N 142.854°E / 43.663; 142.854 (Taisetsu Volcano Group) Caldera: 38 ka BP
AD 1739[† 1]
Mount Tarumae 1041 3416 42°41′24″N 141°22′34″E / 42.690°N 141.376°E / 42.690; 141.376 (Mount Tarumae) AD 1981[† 1]
Mount Tenchō (ja) 1046 3432 44°02′38″N 145°05′10″E / 44.044°N 145.086°E / 44.044; 145.086 (Mount Tenchō) 1.9 ka BP[† 1]
Tokachi-Mitsumata Caldera - - 43°30′58″N 143°09′00″E / 43.516°N 143.150°E / 43.516; 143.150 (Tokachi -Mitsumata Caldera) 1 Ma BP[† 1]
Tomuraushi-Chubetsu Volcano Group 2141 7024 43°31′37″N 142°50′56″E / 43.527°N 142.849°E / 43.527; 142.849 (Tomuraushi-Chubetsu Volcano Group) Mt. Kaunnai: 0.1 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Unabetsu 1419 4656 43°52′34″N 144°52′34″E / 43.876°N 144.876°E / 43.876; 144.876 (Mount Unabetsu) 0.5 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Usu
--- Mount Shōwa-shinzan[1]
737 2418 42°32′35″N 140°50′20″E / 42.543°N 140.839°E / 42.543; 140.839 (Mount Usu) Mount Usu: AD 2000[† 1]
Mt. Shōwa-shinzan: AD 1944
Mount Yōtei 1898 6227 42°49′34″N 140°48′40″E / 42.826°N 140.811°E / 42.826; 140.811 (Mount Yōtei) 2.5 ka BP[† 1]

Honshū[edit]

Name Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Coordinates Last eruption
Abu Volcano Group - - 34°30′N 131°36′E / 34.50°N 131.60°E / 34.50; 131.60 (Abu Volcano Group) Mt. Kasayama (ja): 8.8 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Adatara 1718 5635 37°37′N 140°17′E / 37.62°N 140.28°E / 37.62; 140.28 (Mount Adatara) AD 1900[† 1]
Mount Akagi 1828 5997 36°32′N 139°11′E / 36.53°N 139.18°E / 36.53; 139.18 (Mount Akagi) AD 1251?[† 3]
Mount Akandana 2109 6919 36°12′00″N 137°34′19″E / 36.200°N 137.572°E / 36.200; 137.572 (Mount Akandana) 10-6.5 ka[† 4]
Mount Akita-Komagatake 1637 5371 39°45′N 140°48′E / 39.75°N 140.80°E / 39.75; 140.80 (Mount Akita-Koma) AD 1971[† 1]
Mount Akita-Yakeyama 1366 4482 39°57′50″N 140°45′25″E / 39.964°N 140.757°E / 39.964; 140.757 (Mount Akita-Yakeyama) AD 1997[† 1]
Mount Amagi 1406 4613 34°51′43″N 139°00′07″E / 34.862°N 139.002°E / 34.862; 139.002 (Mount Amagi) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Aonoyama Volcano Group (ja) - - 34°27′40″N 131°47′28″E / 34.461°N 131.791°E / 34.461; 131.791 (Aonoyama Volcano Group) 70 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Asakusa (ja) 1585 5200 37°20′35″N 139°14′02″E / 37.343°N 139.234°E / 37.343; 139.234 (Mount Asakusa) 1.6 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Asama 2544 8340 36°24′18″N 138°31′19″E / 36.405°N 138.522°E / 36.405; 138.522 (Mount Asama) AD 2015[† 1]
Mount Ashitaka (ja) 1504 4934 35°13′08″N 138°48′00″E / 35.219°N 138.800°E / 35.219; 138.800 (Mount Ashitaka) 80 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Azuma 1705 5594 37°44′N 140°15′E / 37.73°N 140.25°E / 37.73; 140.25 (Mount Azuma) AD 1977[† 1]
Mount Azumaya 2354 7723 36°32′31″N 138°24′47″E / 36.542°N 138.413°E / 36.542; 138.413 (Mount Azumaya) 0.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Bandai 1819 5968 37°36′N 140°05′E / 37.60°N 140.08°E / 37.60; 140.08 (Mount Bandai) AD 1888[† 1]
Mount Chōkai 2237 7326 39°05′N 140°02′E / 39.08°N 140.03°E / 39.08; 140.03 (Mount Chōkai) AD 1974[† 1]
Mount Daisen 1729 5673 35°22′16″N 133°32′24″E / 35.371°N 133.54°E / 35.371; 133.54 (Mount Daisen) 17 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Druma (ja) 982 3222 34°57′18″N 138°50′20″E / 34.955°N 138.839°E / 34.955; 138.839 (Mount Druma) 0.5 Ma BP[† 1]
Eboshi Volcano Group 2227 7306 36°25′59″N 138°23′13″E / 36.433°N 138.387°E / 36.433; 138.387 (Eboshi Volcano Group) 0.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Fuji 3776 12388 35°21′29″N 138°43′52″E / 35.358°N 138.731°E / 35.358; 138.731 (Mount Fuji) AD 1707[† 1]
Mount Futamata (ja) 1548 5079 37°14′46″N 139°58′01″E / 37.246°N 139.967°E / 37.246; 139.967 (Mount Futamata) 90 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Gassan 1984 6509 38°32′56″N 140°01′37″E / 38.549°N 140.027°E / 38.549; 140.027 (Mount Gassan) 0.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Hachimantai 1614 5295 39°57′N 140°51′E / 39.95°N 140.85°E / 39.95; 140.85 (Mount Hachimantai) 7.3 ka BP[† 1]
Hakkōda Caldera - - 40°41′35″N 140°55′48″E / 40.693°N 140.930°E / 40.693; 140.930 (Hakkōda Caldera) 0.4 Ma BP BP[† 1]
Mount Hakkōda 1585 5200 40°39′22″N 140°52′52″E / 40.656°N 140.881°E / 40.656; 140.881 (Mount Hakkōda) 600-400 BP[† 1]
Mount Hakone 1438 4720 35°13′N 139°01′E / 35.22°N 139.02°E / 35.22; 139.02 (Mount Hakone) AD 2015[† 1]
Mount Haku 2702 8865 36°09′N 136°47′E / 36.15°N 136.78°E / 36.15; 136.78 (Mount Haku) AD 1659[† 1]
Mount Haruna 1449 4754 36°28′N 138°53′E / 36.47°N 138.88°E / 36.47; 138.88 (Mount Haruna) AD 525-550[† 5]
Hijiori Caldera 516 1693 38°36′29″N 140°09′40″E / 38.608°N 140.161°E / 38.608; 140.161 (Hijiori Caldera) 12 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Hiuchigatake 2356 7730 36°57′N 139°17′E / 36.95°N 139.28°E / 36.95; 139.28 (Mount Hiuchi) AD 1544[† 1]
Mount Hotaka (ja) 2158 7080 36°48′18″N 139°07′55″E / 36.805°N 139.132°E / 36.805; 139.132 (Mount Hotaka) 1 Ma BP[† 1]
Ikarigaseki Caldera - - 40°29′56″N 140°37′12″E / 40.499°N 140.620°E / 40.499; 140.620 (Ikarigaseki Caldera) 1.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Iiji (ja) 1112 3648 36°57′22″N 138°49′59″E / 36.956°N 138.833°E / 36.956; 138.833 (Mount Iiji) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Iizuna 1917 6289 36°44′20″N 138°08′10″E / 36.739°N 138.136°E / 36.739; 138.136 (Mount Iizuna) 0.15 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Iwaki 1625 5331 40°39′N 140°18′E / 40.65°N 140.30°E / 40.65; 140.30 (Mount Iwaki) AD 1863[† 1]
Izu-Tōbu volcano Group 1406 4613 34°55′N 139°07′E / 34.92°N 139.12°E / 34.92; 139.12 (Izu-Tōbu volcano Group) Teishi Knoll (ja): 1989[† 1]
Mount Iwate 2041 6696 39°51′00″N 141°00′14″E / 39.850°N 141.004°E / 39.850; 141.004 (Mount Iwate) AD 1919[† 1]
Kannabe Volcano Group - - 35°30′25″N 134°40′30″E / 35.507°N 134.675°E / 35.507; 134.675 (Kannabe Volcano Group) Mt.Kannabe: 20-10 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Kanpū (ja) 355 1165 39°56′N 139°53′E / 39.93°N 139.88°E / 39.93; 139.88 (Mount Kanpū) 10 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Kirigamine 1925 6316 36°06′11″N 138°11′46″E / 36.103°N 138.196°E / 36.103; 138.196 (Mount Kirigamine) 0.75 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Komochi (ja) 1296 4252 36°35′28″N 138°59′53″E / 36.591°N 138.998°E / 36.591; 138.998 (Mount Komochi) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Kurohime (ja) 2053 6736 36°49′01″N 138°07′12″E / 36.817°N 138.120°E / 36.817; 138.120 (Mount Kurohime) 50 ka BP[† 1]
Kurofuji Volcano Group 1642 5387 35°48′11″N 138°32′10″E / 35.803°N 138.536°E / 35.803; 138.536 (Kurofuji Volcano Group) 0.5 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Kurikoma (ja) 1628 5341 38°57′N 140°47′E / 38.95°N 140.78°E / 38.95; 140.78 (Mount Kurikoma) AD 1944[† 6]
Mount Kusatsu-Shirane 2160 7123 36°37′08″N 138°32′06″E / 36.619°N 138.535°E / 36.619; 138.535 (Mount Kusatsu-Shirane) AD 1983[† 1]
Mount Onoko (ja) 1208 3963 36°34′52″N 138°56′13″E / 36.581°N 138.937°E / 36.581; 138.937 (Mount Komochi) 1.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Madarao (ja) 1382 4534 36°50′13″N 138°16′26″E / 36.837°N 138.274°E / 36.837; 138.274 (Mount Madarao) 0.5 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Minakami (ja) 659 2162 36°33′14″N 138°13′19″E / 36.554°N 138.222°E / 36.554; 138.222 (Mount Minakami) 0.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Megata 291 955 39°57′N 139°44′E / 39.95°N 139.73°E / 39.95; 139.73 (Megata) 20-29 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Moriyoshi (ja) 1454 4770 39°58′37″N 140°32′38″E / 39.977°N 140.544°E / 39.977; 140.544 (Mount Moriyoshi) 0.5 Ma BP[† 1]
Mukaimachi Caldera - - 38°45′N 140°31′E / 38.75°N 140.51°E / 38.75; 140.51 (Mukaimachi Caldera) 0.6 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Mutsu-Hiuchi 781 2562 41°26′20″N 141°03′07″E / 41.439°N 141.052°E / 41.439; 141.052 (Mount Mutsu-Hiuchi) 0.5 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Myōkō 2446 8025 36°53′28″N 138°06′47″E / 36.891°N 138.113°E / 36.891; 138.113 (Mount Myōkō) 3 ka BP[† 7]
Mount Naeba 2145 7037 36°50′10″N 138°41′02″E / 36.836°N 138.684°E / 36.836; 138.684 (Mount Naeba) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Nanashigure (ja) 1063 3488 40°04′08″N 141°06′22″E / 40.069°N 141.106°E / 40.069; 141.106 (Mount Nanashigure) 0.9 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Nantai 2484 8148 36°46′05″N 139°29′10″E / 36.768°N 139.486°E / 36.768; 139.486 (Mount Nantai) 7 ka BP[† 1]
Narugo Caldera 462 1542 38°44′N 140°44′E / 38.73°N 140.73°E / 38.73; 140.73 (Narugo Caldera) AD 837[† 8]
Mount Nasu 1917 6283 37°07′N 139°58′E / 37.12°N 139.97°E / 37.12; 139.97 (Mount Nasu) Mt. Chausu (ja): AD 1963[† 1]
Mount Nekoma 1404 4606 37°36′54″N 140°00′58″E / 37.615°N 140.016°E / 37.615; 140.016 (Mount Nekoma) 0.8 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Niigata-Yakeyama 2400 7874 36°55′12″N 138°02′10″E / 36.920°N 138.036°E / 36.920; 138.036 (Mount Niigata-Yakeyama) 2016[† 1]
Mount Nikkō-Shirane 2578 8458 36°47′53″N 139°22′34″E / 36.798°N 139.376°E / 36.798; 139.376 (Mount Nikkō-Shirane) AD 1890[† 1]
Nodai Caldera - - 41°16′01″N 140°52′01″E / 41.267°N 140.867°E / 41.267; 140.867 (Nodai Caldera) 1.9 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Nyōhō-Akanagi 2483 8146 36°48′40″N 139°32′10″E / 36.811°N 139.536°E / 36.811; 139.536 (Nyōhō-Akanagi) 80 ka BP[† 9]
Mount Norikura 3026 9928 36°06′22″N 137°33′00″E / 36.106°N 137.55°E / 36.106; 137.55 (Mount Norikura) 2 ka BP[† 1]
Numazawa (ja) 1100 3609 37°27′14″N 139°34′19″E / 37.454°N 139.572°E / 37.454; 139.572 (Numazawa) 5.4 ka BP[† 1]
Oki-Dōgo 151 495 36°10′52″N 133°19′26″E / 36.181°N 133.324°E / 36.181; 133.324 (Oki-Dōgo) 0.42 Ma BP[† 1]
Okiura Caldera - - 40°34′01″N 140°43′59″E / 40.567°N 140.733°E / 40.567; 140.733 (Okiura Caldera) 1.5 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Omanago (ja) 2376 7795 36°47′46″N 139°30′25″E / 36.796°N 139.507°E / 36.796; 139.507 (Mount Omanago) 0.47 Ma[† 10]
Mount Ontake 3063 10049 35°53′24″N 137°28′48″E / 35.890°N 137.48°E / 35.890; 137.48 (Mount Ontake) AD 2014[† 11]
Onikobe Caldera (ja) - - 38°50′N 140°41′E / 38.83°N 140.69°E / 38.83; 140.69 (Onikobe Caldera) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Osore 879 2884 41°19′N 141°05′E / 41.32°N 141.08°E / 41.32; 141.08 (Mount Osore) 20 ka BP or 1787[† 1]
Mount Sanbe (ja) 1126 3694 35°08′N 132°37′E / 35.13°N 132.62°E / 35.13; 132.62 (Mount Sanbe) 1.4-1.3 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Shiga (ja) 2041 6696 36°42′N 138°31′E / 36.70°N 138.52°E / 36.70; 138.52 (Mount Shiga) 10 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Sukai 2144 7034 36°41′20″N 139°20′13″E / 36.689°N 139.337°E / 36.689; 139.337 (Mount Sukai) 0.9 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Takahara (ja) 1795 5889 36°54′N 139°47′E / 36.90°N 139.78°E / 36.90; 139.78 (Mount Takahara) 6.5 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Takara 350 1148 35°20′46″N 134°55′08″E / 35.346°N 134.919°E / 35.346; 134.919 (Mount Takara) 0.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Takayashiro (ja) 1351 4432 36°47′56″N 138°24′11″E / 36.799°N 138.403°E / 36.799; 138.403 (Mount Takayashiro) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Midagahara (ja)
(A.K.A. Tateyama)
- - 36°34′N 137°36′E / 36.57°N 137.60°E / 36.57; 137.60 (Midagahara) AD 1836 (AD 1949?)[† 1]
Tazawako Caldera - - 39°43′19″N 140°39′40″E / 39.722°N 140.661°E / 39.722; 140.661 (Tazawa Caldera) 1.4 Ma BP[† 1]
Tokachidake Volcano Group 2077 6814 43°25′05″N 142°41′10″E / 43.418°N 142.686°E / 43.418; 142.686 (Tokachidake Volcano Group) 2004[† 1]
Towada Caldera 1159 3802 40°28′N 140°55′E / 40.47°N 140.92°E / 40.47; 140.92 (Towada Caldera) AD 915[† 1]
Washiba-Kumontaira 2924 9593 36°24′29″N 137°35′38″E / 36.408°N 137.594°E / 36.408; 137.594 (Washiba-Kumontaira) 4000 BC
Mount Yake 2455 8054 36°13′34″N 137°35′13″E / 36.226°N 137.587°E / 36.226; 137.587 (Mount Yake) AD 1963[† 1]
Mount Yakeishi (ja) 1548 5079 39°09′50″N 140°49′44″E / 39.164°N 140.829°E / 39.164; 140.829 (Mount Yakeishi) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Kita-Yatsugatake
(Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group)
- - 36°05′17″N 138°19′12″E / 36.088°N 138.32°E / 36.088; 138.32 (Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group) Mt.Yokodake (ja): 0.9-0.7 ka BP[† 1]
Minami-Yatsugatake
(Southern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group)
- - 35°58′16″N 138°22′12″E / 35.971°N 138.37°E / 35.971; 138.37 (Southern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group) 0.1 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Tateshina (Part of Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group) 2530 8300 36°06′N 138°18′E / 36.10°N 138.30°E / 36.10; 138.30 (Mount Tateshina)
Mount Zaō 1841 6040 38°09′N 140°27′E / 38.15°N 140.45°E / 38.15; 140.45 (Mount Zaō) AD 1940[† 1]

Izu Islands[edit]

Name Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Coordinates Last eruption
Aogashima 423 1388 32°27′N 139°46′E / 32.45°N 139.77°E / 32.45; 139.77 (Aogashima) AD 1785[† 1]
Bayonnaise Rocks 11 36 31°53′17″N 139°55′05″E / 31.888°N 139.918°E / 31.888; 139.918 (Bayonnaise Rocks) AD 1970[† 12]
Hachijōjima 854 2802 33°08′N 139°46′E / 33.13°N 139.77°E / 33.13; 139.77 (Hachijojima) AD 1605[† 1]
Izu-Ōshima 758 2507 34°43′34″N 139°23′38″E / 34.726°N 139.394°E / 34.726; 139.394 (Izu-Ōshima) Mt. Mihara: AD 1990[† 1]
Kōzushima 574 1877 34°13′N 139°09′E / 34.22°N 139.15°E / 34.22; 139.15 (Kozushima) AD 838[† 1]
Kurose -110 -361 33°24′N 139°41′E / 33.40°N 139.68°E / 33.40; 139.68 (Kurose Hole) Caldera: older than 20 ka BP[† 13]
Mikurajima 851 2792 33°52′16″N 139°36′18″E / 33.871°N 139.605°E / 33.871; 139.605 (Mikurajima) 6.3 ka BP[† 1]
Miyakejima 813 2674 34°05′10″N 139°31′34″E / 34.086°N 139.526°E / 34.086; 139.526 (Miyakejima) AD 2013[† 14]
Myōjinshō (A.K.A. Myojin Reef) -50 -164 31°55′05″N 140°01′16″E / 31.918°N 140.021°E / 31.918; 140.021 (Myōjinshō) AD 1970[† 1]
Niijima 432 1417 34°22′N 139°16′E / 34.37°N 139.27°E / 34.37; 139.27 (Niijima) Mt. Mukaiyama: 887[† 1]
Sofugan (A.K.A. Lot's Wife) 99 325 29°47′35″N 140°20′31″E / 29.793°N 140.342°E / 29.793; 140.342 (Sofugan (Lot's Wife)) (Discolored water: AD 1975)[† 1]
Sumisujima (A.K.A. Smith Rocks) 136 446 31°26′20″N 140°03′00″E / 31.439°N 140.05°E / 31.439; 140.05 (Sumisujima (Smith Rocks)) AD 1916[† 1]
Toshima 508 1667 34°31′N 139°17′E / 34.52°N 139.28°E / 34.52; 139.28 (Toshima) 9.1-4.0 ka BP[† 1]
Torishima (A.K.A. Izu-Torishima) 394 1293 30°29′02″N 140°18′07″E / 30.484°N 140.302°E / 30.484; 140.302 (Torishima) AD 2002[† 1]

Ogasawara Archipelago[edit]

The Ogasawara Archipelago include the Bonin Islands and Volcano Islands.

Name Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Coordinates Last eruption
Nishinoshima 142 466 27°16′26″N 140°52′37″E / 27.274°N 140.877°E / 27.274; 140.877 (Nishinoshima) AD 2017
Fukutoku-Okanoba -25 -82 24°16′48″N 141°29′06″E / 24.28°N 141.485°E / 24.28; 141.485 (Fukutoku-Okanoba) AD 2005[† 15]
Fukujin Seamount (ja) -43 -141 21°46′01″N 143°43′01″E / 21.767°N 143.717°E / 21.767; 143.717 (Fukujin Seamount) AD 1974[† 16]
Funka Asane -20 -67 25°27′18″N 141°14′17″E / 25.455°N 141.238°E / 25.455; 141.238 (Funka Asane) AD 1945[† 1]
Kita-Iōjima (North Iwo Jima) 792 2598 25°26′N 141°17′E / 25.43°N 141.28°E / 25.43; 141.28 (Kita-Iōjima (North Iwo Jima)) 0.14 Ma BP[† 1]
Iōjima (Iwo Jima) 161 528 24°46′52″N 141°18′54″E / 24.781°N 141.315°E / 24.781; 141.315 (Iōjima (Iwo Jima)) AD 2015[† 1]
Kaitoku Seamount -103 -338 26°07′37″N 141°05′53″E / 26.127°N 141.098°E / 26.127; 141.098 (Kaitoku Seamount) AD 1984[† 17]
Kaikata Seamount -165 -541 26°40′01″N 140°55′44″E / 26.667°N 140.929°E / 26.667; 140.929 (Kaikata Seamount) (Submarine hydrothermal activity: AD 1988)[† 1]
Kasuga Seamount -598 -1962 22°46′01″N 142°43′01″E / 22.767°N 142.717°E / 22.767; 142.717 (Kasuga Seamount) AD 1959[† 18]
Minami-Kasuga Seamount -274 -899 21°36′00″N 143°37′59″E / 21.6°N 143.633°E / 21.6; 143.633 (Minami-Kasuga Seamount)
Kita-Fukutokutai -55 -180 24°24′50″N 141°25′08″E / 24.414°N 141.419°E / 24.414; 141.419 (Kita-Fukutokutai) AD 1988?[† 1]
Minami-Hiyoshi Seamount (ja) -30 -98 23°30′00″N 141°56′06″E / 23.5°N 141.935°E / 23.5; 141.935 (Minami-Hiyoshi Seamount) AD 1976[† 19]
Nikkō Seamount (ja) -612 -2008 23°04′59″N 142°18′00″E / 23.083°N 142.3°E / 23.083; 142.3 (Nikkō Seamount) (Discolored water: AD 1979)[† 1]
Mokuyō Seamount -920 -3018 28°19′01″N 140°33′58″E / 28.317°N 140.566°E / 28.317; 140.566 (Mokuyo Seamount) (Submarine hydrothermal activity: AD 1990)[† 1]
Suiyo Seamount -1418 -4652 28°36′00″N 140°37′59″E / 28.6°N 140.633°E / 28.6; 140.633 (Suiyō Seamount) (Submarine hydrothermal activity: AD 1991)[† 1]

Kyūshū[edit]

Name Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Coordinates Last eruption
Aira Caldera - - 31°39′22″N 130°42′18″E / 31.656°N 130.705°E / 31.656; 130.705 (Aira Caldera) 25 ka BP[† 1]
Ata Caldera (ja) - - 31°21′32″N 130°40′59″E / 31.359°N 130.683°E / 31.359; 130.683 (Ata Caldera) 0.11 Ma BP[† 1]
Wakamiko Caldera (ja) - - 31°39′58″N 130°46′59″E / 31.666°N 130.783°E / 31.666; 130.783 (Wakamiko Caldera) 19 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Aso
(A.K.A. Aso Caldera)
1592 5223 32°52′52″N 131°06′22″E / 32.881°N 131.106°E / 32.881; 131.106 (Mount Aso) AD 2016[† 20]
Fukue Volcano Group 315 1033 32°39′11″N 128°51′40″E / 32.653°N 128.861°E / 32.653; 128.861 (Fukue Volcano Group) unknown volcano: 2.4 ka BP[† 1]
Mount Futago (ja) 720 2362 33°34′59″N 131°36′04″E / 33.583°N 131.601°E / 33.583; 131.601 (Mount Futago) 1.1 Ma BP[† 1]
Ibusuki Volcanic Field (ja) 922 3025 31°13′N 130°34′E / 31.22°N 130.57°E / 31.22; 130.57 (Ibusuki Volcanic Field) 30 ka BP[† 1]
Ikeda (Part of Ibusuki Volcanic Field) 256 840 31°14′06″N 130°33′50″E / 31.235°N 130.564°E / 31.235; 130.564 (Ikeda) Mt. Nabeshima 4.9 ka BP[† 1]
Imuta 509 1670 31°49′19″N 130°27′40″E / 31.822°N 130.461°E / 31.822; 130.461 (Imuta) 0.35 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Kaimon 922 3025 31°10′48″N 130°31′41″E / 31.180°N 130.528°E / 31.180; 130.528 (Mount Kaimon) AD 885[† 1]
Kakuto Caldera - - 32°02′44″N 130°45′50″E / 32.0455°N 130.764°E / 32.0455; 130.764 (Kakuto Caldera) 0.35-0.30 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Kinbō (Kinpō) 665 2182 32°48′50″N 130°38′20″E / 32.814°N 130.639°E / 32.814; 130.639 (Mount Kinbō) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Kirishima 1700 5577 31°55′52″N 130°51′50″E / 31.931°N 130.864°E / 31.931; 130.864 (Mount Kirishima) Mt. Shinmoedake: AD 2011[† 1]
Kobayashi Caldera - - 31°59′24″N 130°58′34″E / 31.99°N 130.976°E / 31.99; 130.976 (Kobayashi Caldera) 0.4 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Kujū 1791 5876 33°04′59″N 131°15′04″E / 33.083°N 131.251°E / 33.083; 131.251 (Mount Kuju) AD 1996[† 1]
Sakurajima 1117 3665 31°35′06″N 130°39′25″E / 31.585°N 130.657°E / 31.585; 130.657 (Sakurajima) AD 2016[† 21]
Ojikajima Volcano Group 111 364 33°12′04″N 129°03′47″E / 33.201°N 129.063°E / 33.201; 129.063 (Ojikajima Volcano Group) 0.3 Ma BP[† 1]
Lake Sumiyoshi (ja) - - 31°46′16″N 130°35′28″E / 31.771°N 130.591°E / 31.771; 130.591 (Lake Sumiyoshi) 8.2 ka BP[† 22]
Yonemaru (ja) - - 31°46′30″N 130°33′50″E / 31.775°N 130.564°E / 31.775; 130.564 (Yonemaru) 8.1-8 ka BP[† 22]
Mount Takasaki (ja) 628 2060 33°15′07″N 131°31′26″E / 33.252°N 131.524°E / 33.252; 131.524 (Mount Takasaki) 0.5 Ma BP[† 22]
Mount Tara (ja) 1076 3530 32°58′26″N 130°04′16″E / 32.974°N 130.071°E / 32.974; 130.071 (Mount Tara) 0.4 Ma BP[† 1]
Mount Tsurumi and Mount Garan 1584 5197 33°16′48″N 131°25′55″E / 33.28°N 131.432°E / 33.28; 131.432 (Mount Tsurumi) AD 867[† 1]
Mount Unzen 1500 4921 32°45′25″N 130°17′38″E / 32.757°N 130.294°E / 32.757; 130.294 (Mount Unzen) AD 1996[† 1]
Mount Yufu 1583 5194 33°16′55″N 131°23′24″E / 33.282°N 131.390°E / 33.282; 131.390 (Mount Yufu) 2.0-1.9 ka BP[† 1]

Nansei Islands[edit]

Name Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Coordinates Last eruption
Akusekijima 586 1923 29°27′N 129°36′E / 29.45°N 129.60°E / 29.45; 129.60 (Akusekijima) Late Pleistocene[† 1]
Gajajima 497 1631 29°54′11″N 129°32′28″E / 29.903°N 129.541°E / 29.903; 129.541 (Gajajima) 0.2 Ma BP[† 1]
Kogajajima 301 988 29°52′44″N 129°37′30″E / 29.879°N 129.625°E / 29.879; 129.625 (Kogajajima) 30-20 ka BP[† 1]
Submarine Volcano NNE of Iriomotejima (ja) - - 24°33′29″N 124°00′00″E / 24.558°N 124.00°E / 24.558; 124.00 (Submarine Volcano NNE of Iriomotejima) AD 1924[† 1]
Iōtorishima (ja) 212 696 27°52′37″N 128°13′26″E / 27.877°N 128.224°E / 27.877; 128.224 (Iōtorishima) AD 1968[† 1]
Kikai Caldera 704 2310 30°47′20″N 130°18′29″E / 30.789°N 130.308°E / 30.789; 130.308 (Kikai Caldera) Satsuma-Iōjima: AD 2013[† 1]
Kuchinoshima 628 2060 29°58′01″N 129°55′26″E / 29.967°N 129.924°E / 29.967; 129.924 (Kuchinoshima) 0.84-0.78 ka BP[† 1]
Kuchinoerabujima 649 2129 30°26′N 130°13′E / 30.43°N 130.22°E / 30.43; 130.22 (Kuchinoerabujima) AD 2015[† 1]
Nakanoshima 979 3212 29°51′32″N 129°51′22″E / 29.859°N 129.856°E / 29.859; 129.856 (Nakanoshima) Mt. Otake: AD 1914[† 1]
Suwanosejima 799 2621 29°38′17″N 129°42′50″E / 29.638°N 129.714°E / 29.638; 129.714 (Suwanosejima) AD 2016[† 1]
Yokoatejima 495 1624 28°47′56″N 128°59′46″E / 28.799°N 128.996°E / 28.799; 128.996 (Yokoatejima) younger than 10 ka BP[† 1]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lava dome of Mount Usu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl dm dn do dp dq dr ds dt du dv dw dx dy dz ea eb ec ed ee ef eg eh ei ej ek el em en eo ep eq er es et eu ev ew ex ey ez fa fb Quaternary Volcanoes of Japan (2016) - Geological Survey of Japan
  2. ^ 丸山 有史以降の火山活動 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  3. ^ Akagisan - Japan Meteorological Agency
  4. ^ 焼岳火山群 Yakedake Volcano Group - Geological Survey of Japan
  5. ^ Harunasan - Japan Meteorological Agency
  6. ^ 栗駒山 有史以降の火山活動 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  7. ^ Myokosan - Japan Meteorological Agency
  8. ^ Narugo - Japan Meteorological Agency
  9. ^ 栃木県北部,日光火山群女峰赤薙火山で約12-15万年前に起きた大規模山体崩壊 - 橘英彰
  10. ^ 東北日本・日光火山群の地質および岩石学 - 佐々木実 Minoru Sasaki
  11. ^ 御嶽山 有史以降の火山活動 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  12. ^ ベヨネース列岩 有史以降の火山活動 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  13. ^ 海域火山データベース Hachijyoujima - Japan Coast Guard
  14. ^ 三宅島 有史以降の火山活動 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  15. ^ 海域火山データベース Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba - Japan Coast Guard
  16. ^ 海域火山データベース Nikko Seamount - Japan Coast Guard
  17. ^ Kaitoku Seamount - Japan Meteorological Agency
  18. ^ 海域火山データベース Nikko Seamount - Japan Coast Guard
  19. ^ 南日吉海山 有史以降の火山活動 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  20. ^ 噴火警報、噴火予報の発表状況: 阿蘇山 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  21. ^ 噴火警報、噴火予報の発表状況 - Japan Meteorological Agency
  22. ^ a b c Yonemaru and Sumiyoshiike: National catalogue of the active volcanoes in Japan - Japan Meteorological Agency

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