Oshima Volcano - John Seach

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Izu Islands, Japan

34.72 N, 139.38 E
summit elevation 758 m
stratovolcano

The volcano is the northern most of the Izu islands.
The island is 11 x 13 km in size.
The eruption of Oshima in 1986 produced a lava lake, lava fountains, and fissure eruptions. The 1986 eruption of Oshima was very photogenic.

Oshima Volcano Eruptions

1990, 1987-88, 1986, 1974, 1971, 1970, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1968, 1967, 1965-66, 1962-65, 1961?, 1959-60, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1956?, 1953-54, 1950-51, 1940, 1939, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1935, 1934, 1934?, 1933, 1928, 1922-23, 1920?, 1919, 1915, 1914, 1912-13, 1910, 1876-77, 1870, 1868?, 1846, 1837-38, 1827, 1822-24, 1803, 1792, 1789, 1783-86, 1777-79, 1695, 1684-90, 1636-38, 1612-13, 1600-01, 1588, 1552, 1527, 1442, 1421, 1416, 1415, 1338, 1267, 1112, 936, 886, 854?, 751, 684?, 681?, 680?, 654, 630, 605.