Nipesotsu-Maruyama Volcanic Group

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Nipesotsu-Maruyama Volcanic Group
ニペソツ・丸山火山群 Nipesotsu-Maruyama-kazangun
Nipesotsuyama from Tengudake 2005-8-17.jpg
Mount Nipesotsu from Mount Tengu
Highest point
Peak Mount Nipesotsu (Tokachi Subprefecture, Japan)
Elevation 2,012.9 m (6,604 ft)
Coordinates 43°27′22″N 143°1′56″E / 43.45611°N 143.03222°E / 43.45611; 143.03222Coordinates: 43°27′22″N 143°1′56″E / 43.45611°N 143.03222°E / 43.45611; 143.03222
Country Japan
State Hokkaidō
Region Tokachi Subprefecture
Districts Katō District and Kamikawa District
Municipalities Kamishihoro and Shintoku
Parent range Ishikari Mountains
Biome alpine climate
Orogeny island arc
Age of rock Quaternary
Type of rock volcanic
Relief Map
Mount Nipesotsu (center)
Mount Maru (bottom)

Nipesotsu-Maruyama is a volcanic group situated in Hokkaidō, Japan.[1]

It is composed of several stratovolcanoes and lava domes, including:

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  1. ^ "Quaternary Volcanoes in Japan". Geological Survey of Japan. National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 

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