Tarumae (Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan)

Tarumae lava dome, Japan.

Volcano: Tarumae (see Tarumae at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: Mt. Tarumae is an active volcano located on the shores of Lake Shikotsu in Western Hokkaido.Tarumae consists of a crater 1.5 km in diameter formed between 1667 and 1739, with an andesitic lava dome in its center, formed during the 1909 eruption. The dome is 450 m in diameter and 150m inheight, and persistently degasses through strong fumarolic activity in the summit area.

Point of contact for this site:
Pedro Hernandez, hernandez@eqchem.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Laboratory for Earthquake Chemistry, Graduate School of Science)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Tarumae_010120011/1/2001 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 4, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

Hernández P.A. , G. Natale, F. Tsunomori, K. Sugiyama, T. Ito, K. Notsu, H. Okada, N.M. Pérez, 2001,Preliminary results of diffuse emissions of CO2 and soil gas pressure gradient measurements at Tarumae volcano, Japan., Japan. Bull. Volcanol. Soc. Jpn. , vol.46, pp. 121-125

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