Satsuma-Iwoshima fumarole (Tokyo, Japan)

Aerial photo of Satsuma-Iwojima volcano, looking west-northwest.

Volcano: Satsuma-Iwoshima (see Satsuma-Iwoshima at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Fumarole
Description: Satsuma-Iwojima volcano, located 40 km south of Kyushu, Japan, continuously emits high-temperature volcanic gases from the rhyolitic cone of Iwodake. Present surface manifestations at Iwojima Island are solfataras, steam fumaroles, hot springs and diffuse degassing.


Point of contact for this site:
Hiroshi Shinohara, shinohara-h@aist.go.jp (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Satsuma-Iwoshima fumarole_1811199911/11/1999 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 4, 2014


Bibliographic references for this site

Shimoike Y. , K. Kazahaya, H. Shinohara, 2002,Soil gas emission of volcanic CO2 at Satsuma-Iwojima volcano, Japan, Earth Planets Space, vol.54, pp. 239-247


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