Latest Japan Volcano News
Nishino-shima volcano (Japan): possible explosive eruption this morning
Volcano Discovery, 18-Apr-14 01:51 AM Mountain
A possible explosive eruption occurred this morning; VAAC detected an ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude drifting east from the volcano. This could have been caused by a stronger phreato-magmatic explosion (sea water coming in contact with ...
Drone deployed to monitor erupting volcanic island
Japan Times, 17-Apr-14 05:13 AM Mountain
Japan dispatched a drone last month to survey Nishinoshima Island, the erupting volcano in the Ogasawara chain about 1,000 km south of Tokyo, the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan said. The unmanned aerial vehicle will provide safer and cheaper ...
5 Erupting Volcanoes Seen from Space (Photo)
Live Science, 17-Apr-14 04:08 AM Mountain
Kamchatka's volcanoes are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, a circle of tectonic activity that stretches up the west coast of the United States and down the east coast of mainland Asia and Japan. The seismic and volcanic activity along this border is the ...
Five reasons PH Volcanoes will medal at ASIAD
Rappler, 15-Apr-14 02:19 PM Mountain
Gaz Holgate was the first Filipino player to earn a professional contract in Japan. Elusive, powerful and possessing great vision, Holgate will create plenty of opportunities for the others to post points. The Volcanoes will also rely on Matt Saunders to ...
Erupting volcano spawns island off Japan
CNN, 22-Nov-13 06:47 PM Mountain
(CNN)-- Japan is getting bigger and bigger and bigger -- one volcanic blast at a time. The growth so far -- compared to the size of the Asian nation's main Honshu island or the vast continent of Asia -- is minuscule, about 200 meters (650 feet) long by ...
Shinmoedake volcano: Japan's explosive geology explained
The Christian Science Monitor, 15-Mar-11 04:40 PM Mountain
When it comes to building a country, you'd be hard-pressed to do it in a more volatile part of the world than Japan. About 1,500 earthquakes strike the island nation every year. Minor tremors occur on a nearly daily basis. Deadly quakes are a tragic part ...
Japan's Shinmoedake volcano eruption prompts increased alert levels
The Christian Science Monitor, 31-Jan-11 04:53 PM Mountain
Authorities in southern Japan today increased alert levels after a volcano produced its most powerful eruption since it exploded back to life almost a week ago. Concern is mounting that the activity could be a prelude to far more destructive eruptions.
Japanese Volcano Erupts Again and Scientists Fear Worse to Come
Japan Volcano on the Web
List of volcanoes in Japan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Japan . Name Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Coordinates Last eruption Mount Meakan 1499 4916 ) 2006 Mount Asahi ...
CVO Website - Major Volcanoes in Japan - Map
Major Volcanoes of Japan. Return to: [Japan Volcanoes and Volcanics Menu]... [North Pacific Volcanoes and Volcanic Islands Menu]... URL for ...
The Volcanoes of Japan
Tales and info from a kazan otaku (by kazan-otaku)
Volcanoes of Japan - Volcano World | Your World is Erupting
Volcanoes of Japan . Japan is a part of the Eurasia continent and made up of more than 6,000 islands. Also, it is fomed on the volcanic line, called "Ring of Fire."
CVO Menu - Japan Volcanoes and Volcanics - Welcome to the USGS - U ...
From: Simkin and Siebert, 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Smithsonian Institution and Geoscience Press, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, 349p. Human settlement of Japan can be ...