OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Kuttara

Latitude (dd): 
42.49
Longitude (dd): 
141.16
Elevation (m): 
581
Country: 
Japan
State (Province, etc): 
Hokkaido
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 


Kuttara is a stratovolcano with a single historic eruption from a flank vent in 1820. The eruption was small and phreatic. The eruption was dated by tephrochronology. This photo shows the Noboribetu thermal features of Kuttara. Photograph courtesy of and copyrighted by Leslie Sonnenschein.

 


The Noboribetu thermal features of Kuttara. Photograph courtesy of and copyrighted by Leslie Sonnenschein.

 

 


Sources of Information:

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.