Volcanoes of Japan


Quaternary Volcanoes
Short and uniform information of all Quaternary volcanoes (ca. 2.6 Ma to the present), including active volcanoes


Active Volcanoes
Detailed information of volcanoes which have erupted within the past 10,000 years or with vigorous fumarolic activity


Geologic Map of Volcanoes in Japan (1:200,000)
Digital geologic map of all terrastrial Quaternary volcanoes in Japanese Islands (in Japanese)



Active volcanoes included in "One Hundred Mountains of Japan"

Active volcanoes included in National and Quasi-national Parks

Distribution map of active volcanoes of Japan

Last modified on 22 Sep 2021
First created on 10 May 2013

update history (in Japanese)

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Geological Survey of Japan



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