Akan, Japan

Akan, Japan


Akan volcano (on the right) with Me-akan in the distance on the left. Photograph courtesy of Mike Lyvers.


Akan from the shores of Lake Akan, where hot sulphurous springs bubble up in the sand. Photograph courtesy of Mike Lyvers.


View of Me-akan and Akan-ko-fuji volcanoes from the shore of beautiful Lake Onneto. All photographs courtesy of and copyrighted by Mike Lyvers.


View of Me-akan and Akan-ko-fuji volcanoes from the shore of beautiful Lake Onneto.


The crater wall.


The fumaroles of Me-akan release caustic gases. Note person with face covered.


A roaring vent emitting hot blue gas at high pressure, Me-akan.


Part of the largest crater of Me-akan.


Sulphur volcanoes and a vent in the right background emitting hot black mudflows (there were frequent small mud explosions from this vent).



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