Mount Shiretoko

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Mount Shiretoko
知床岳
Mount Shiretoko is located in Japan
Mount Shiretoko
Mount Shiretoko
Location of Mount Shiretoko in Japan.
Highest point
Elevation 1,253.9 m (4,114 ft) [1]
Prominence 980 m (3,220 ft) [1]
Parent peak Mount Higashi
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 44°14′9″N 145°16′26″E / 44.23583°N 145.27389°E / 44.23583; 145.27389Coordinates: 44°14′9″N 145°16′26″E / 44.23583°N 145.27389°E / 44.23583; 145.27389[1]
Geography
Location Hokkaidō, Japan
Parent range Shiretoko Peninsula
Topo map Geospatial Information Authority 25000:1 知床岳
50000:1 知床岬
Geology
Age of rock Middle Pleistocene
Mountain type stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Kurile arc
Last eruption 200,000 years ago

Mount Shiretoko (知床岳?, Shiretoko-dake) is a volcano located on the Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaidō, Japan. The mountain consists of non-alkali mafic rocks, andesite.[2][3] Mount Shiretoko is in Shari town, in Shari District of Abashiri Subprefecture.

Relief Ma

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Geospatial Information Authority topographical map 知床岳
  2. ^ "Hokkaido". Seamless Digital Geological Map of Japan. Geological Survey of Japan, AIST. 2007. Retrieved 5 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "SHIRETOKO-DAKE". Quaternary Volcanoes of Japan. Geological Survey of Japan, AIST. 2006. Retrieved 5 May 2010. 

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