Mount Iwate

Mount Iwate

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mount Iwate is a stratovolcano complex located northwest of the city of Morioka in western Iwate Prefecture, Tohoku, Japan. The mountain is listed as one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains in a book composed in 1964 by mountaineer/author Ky ya Fukada.Mount Iwate consists of a younger eastern symmetrical stratovolcano (Higashi-Iwate, "East Iwate") overlapping an older western stratovolcano (Nishi-Iwate, "West Iwate") which has collapsed to form a caldera.The oval-shaped, 1.8 x 3 km caldera has a central cone containing a 0.5 km wide crater, partially filled by a crater lake.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136686074
  • 9786136686073