Niseko Volcanic Group

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Niseko Volcanic Group
ニセコ火山群 Niseko-kazangun
NISEKO EAST.jpg
Highest point
Peak Nisekoannupuri (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
Elevation 1,308.0 m (4,291.3 ft)
Coordinates 42°52′30″N 140°39′32″E / 42.87500°N 140.65889°E / 42.87500; 140.65889Coordinates: 42°52′30″N 140°39′32″E / 42.87500°N 140.65889°E / 42.87500; 140.65889
Geography
Country Japan
State Hokkaidō
Region Shiribeshi Subprefecture
Districts Abuta District, Isoya District and Iwanai District
Borders on Mount Raiden Volcanic Group and Mount Yōtei
Biome alpine climate
Geology
Orogeny island arc
Age of rock Quaternary
Type of rock volcanic

Niseko Volcanic Group is a volcanic group of active stratovolcanoes and lava domes situated in Hokkaidō, Japan. The volcanoes are younger than 400,000 years. The last eruption was 6,000 to 7,000 years ago. Today Iwaonupuri shows fumarolic activity.[1]

List of peaks[edit]

Relief Map of Niseko-Raiden Volcano Group.
Niseko Volcano Group (Right)
Raiden Volcano Group (Left)

Niseko Volcanic Group[edit]

Raiden Volcano Group[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NISEKO Volcano Group". Quaternary Volcanoes of Japan. Geological Survey of Japan, AIST. 2006. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 

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