List of volcanoes in Japan

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This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Japan.

Hokkaidō[edit]

NameElevation
(m)
Elevation
(ft)
CoordinatesLast eruption
Mount Meakan1499491643°23′N 144°01′E / 43.38°N 144.02°E / 43.38; 144.02 (Akan)2006
Mount Asahi (Daisetsuzan)2290751343°39′40″N 142°51′29″E / 43.661°N 142.858°E / 43.661; 142.858 (Daisetsuzan Volcanic Group)1739
Lake Kuttara581190642°29′20″N 141°09′47″E / 42.489°N 141.163°E / 42.489; 141.163 (Kuttara)-
Lake Mashū855280543°34′12″N 144°33′54″E / 43.570°N 144.565°E / 43.570; 144.565 (Mashu Caldera)-
Nigorigawa356116842°07′N 140°27′E / 42.12°N 140.45°E / 42.12; 140.45 (Nigorigawa)Pleistocene
Nipesotsu-Maruyama Volcanic Group2013660443°27′11″N 143°02′10″E / 43.453°N 143.036°E / 43.453; 143.036 (Nipesotsu-Maruyama)1899
Niseko1154378642°53′N 140°38′E / 42.88°N 140.63°E / 42.88; 140.63 (Niseko)4050 BC
Oshima737241841°30′N 139°22′E / 41.50°N 139.37°E / 41.50; 139.37 (Oshima Oshima)1790
Mount Rausu1660544644°04′23″N 145°07′34″E / 44.073°N 145.126°E / 44.073; 145.126 (Mount Rausu)1880
Mount Rishiri1721564645°11′N 141°15′E / 45.18°N 141.25°E / 45.18; 141.25 (Mount Rishiri)5830 BC
Shikaribetsu Volcanic Group1430469243°18′43″N 143°05′46″E / 43.312°N 143.096°E / 43.312; 143.096 (Shikaribetsu Volcanic Group)Holocene
Lake Shikotsu1320433142°42′N 141°20′E / 42.70°N 141.33°E / 42.70; 141.33 (Shikotsu)holocene
Mount Shiretoko1254411444°14′09″N 145°16′26″E / 44.23583°N 145.27389°E / 44.23583; 145.27389 (Shiretoko-dake)200000 BC
Mount Iō (Shiretoko)1563512844°07′52″N 145°09′54″E / 44.131°N 145.165°E / 44.131; 145.165 (Shiretoko Iwo Zan)1936
Shiribetsu1107363242°46′01″N 140°54′58″E / 42.767°N 140.916°E / 42.767; 140.916 (Shiribetsu)Holocene
Shōwa-shinzan731240042°30′N 140°48′E / 42.5°N 140.8°E / 42.5; 140.8 (Showashinzan)1945

Honshū[edit]

NameElevation
(m)
Elevation
(ft)
CoordinatesLast eruption
Abu (volcano)571-34°30′N 131°36′E / 34.50°N 131.60°E / 34.50; 131.60 (Abu)-
Mount Adatara1718563537°37′N 140°17′E / 37.62°N 140.28°E / 37.62; 140.28 (Mount Adatara)1990
Mount Akagi1828599736°32′N 139°11′E / 36.53°N 139.18°E / 36.53; 139.18 (Akagi)-
Akita-Komaga-Take1637537139°45′N 140°48′E / 39.75°N 140.80°E / 39.75; 140.80 (Akita-Komaga-Take)1971
Akita-Yake-Yama1366448239°58′N 140°46′E / 39.97°N 140.77°E / 39.97; 140.77 (Akita-Yake-Yama)1997
Mount Asama2544834036°14′N 138°19′E / 36.24°N 138.31°E / 36.24; 138.31 (Asama)2009
Mount Azuma1705559437°44′N 140°15′E / 37.73°N 140.25°E / 37.73; 140.25 (Mount Azuma)1977
Mount Bandai1819596837°36′N 140°05′E / 37.60°N 140.08°E / 37.60; 140.08 (Mount Bandai)1888
Mount Chōkai2237732639°05′N 140°02′E / 39.08°N 140.03°E / 39.08; 140.03 (Mount Cho-kai)1974
Mount Fuji377612,38835°21′29″N 138°43′52″E / 35.358°N 138.731°E / 35.358; 138.731 (Mount Fuji)1707
Hachimantai1614529539°57′N 140°51′E / 39.95°N 140.85°E / 39.95; 140.85 (Hachimantai)-
Hakkōda Mountains1585520040°39′22″N 140°52′52″E / 40.656°N 140.881°E / 40.656; 140.881 (Hakkōda Mountains)1997
Mount Hakone1438472035°13′N 139°01′E / 35.22°N 139.02°E / 35.22; 139.02 (Mount Hakone)950 BC ± 100 years
Mount Haku2702886536°09′N 136°47′E / 36.15°N 136.78°E / 36.15; 136.78 (Haku-San)1659
Mount Haruna1449475436°28′N 138°53′E / 36.47°N 138.88°E / 36.47; 138.88 (Haruna)550 ± 10 years
Hijiori516169338°36′22″N 140°10′41″E / 38.606°N 140.178°E / 38.606; 140.178 (Hijiori)8300 BC ± 1000 years
Hiuchi2346773036°57′N 139°17′E / 36.95°N 139.28°E / 36.95; 139.28 (Hiuchi)1544
Iwaki1625533140°39′N 140°18′E / 40.65°N 140.30°E / 40.65; 140.30 (Iwaki)1863
Iwate2041669639°51′00″N 141°00′14″E / 39.850°N 141.004°E / 39.850; 141.004 (Iwate)1919
Izu-Tobu1406461334°55′N 139°07′E / 34.92°N 139.12°E / 34.92; 139.12 (Izu-Tobu)1989
Kanpu355116539°56′N 139°53′E / 39.93°N 139.88°E / 39.93; 139.88 (Kanpu)750 BC
Kurikoma1628534138°57′N 140°47′E / 38.95°N 140.78°E / 38.95; 140.78 (Kurikoma)1950
Mount Kusatsu-Shirane2160712336°38′N 138°33′E / 36.63°N 138.55°E / 36.63; 138.55 (Kusatsu-Shirane)1989
Megata29195539°57′N 139°44′E / 39.95°N 139.73°E / 39.95; 139.73 (Megata)2050 BC
Mount Mutsuhiuchi781256241°26′N 141°04′E / 41.43°N 141.07°E / 41.43; 141.07 (Mutsu-Hiuchi-Dake)Pleistocene
Mount Myōkō2446802536°53′N 138°07′E / 36.88°N 138.12°E / 36.88; 138.12 (Myo-ko-)2360 BC ± 150 years
Mount Nantai2484814836°46′N 139°30′E / 36.77°N 139.50°E / 36.77; 139.50 (Nantai)-
Narugo462154238°44′N 140°44′E / 38.73°N 140.73°E / 38.73; 140.73 (Narugo)837
Mount Nasu1917628337°07′N 139°58′E / 37.12°N 139.97°E / 37.12; 139.97 (Mount Nasu)1963
Mount Niigatayake2400787436°55′N 138°02′E / 36.92°N 138.03°E / 36.92; 138.03 (Niigata-Yake-Yama)1998
Mount Nikkō-Shirane2578845836°48′N 139°24′E / 36.8°N 139.4°E / 36.8; 139.4 (Nikko--Shirane)1890
Mount Norikura3026992836°07′N 137°33′E / 36.12°N 137.55°E / 36.12; 137.55 (Norikura)6870 BC ± 500 years
Numazawa1100360937°26′N 139°35′E / 37.43°N 139.58°E / 37.43; 139.58 (Numazawa)2980 BC ± 150 years
Oki-Dogo15149536°10′N 133°20′E / 36.17°N 133.33°E / 36.17; 133.33 (Oki-Dogo)-
Omanago Group2367776636°47′N 139°30′E / 36.78°N 139.50°E / 36.78; 139.50 (Omanago Group)-
Mount Ontake306310,04935°53′24″N 137°28′48″E / 35.890°N 137.48°E / 35.890; 137.48 (On-Take)1980
Mount Osore879288441°19′N 141°05′E / 41.32°N 141.08°E / 41.32; 141.08 (Osore-Yama)1787
Sanbe Group1126369435°08′N 132°37′E / 35.13°N 132.62°E / 35.13; 132.62 (Sanbe Group)1760 BC ± 150 years
Shiga2036669636°42′N 138°31′E / 36.70°N 138.52°E / 36.70; 138.52 (Shiga)-
Takahara1795588936°54′N 139°47′E / 36.90°N 139.78°E / 36.90; 139.78 (Takahara)4570 BC
Mount Tate2621859936°34′N 137°36′E / 36.57°N 137.60°E / 36.57; 137.60 (Tate-Yama)1858
Mount Tateshina2530830036°06′N 138°18′E / 36.10°N 138.30°E / 36.10; 138.30 (Tateshina)-
Towada1159380240°28′N 140°55′E / 40.47°N 140.92°E / 40.47; 140.92 (Towada)915
Washiba-Kumontaira2924959336°24′29″N 137°35′38″E / 36.408°N 137.594°E / 36.408; 137.594 (Washiba-Kumontaira)4000 BC
Mount Yake2455805436°13′26″N 138°35′24″E / 36.224°N 138.590°E / 36.224; 138.590 (Yake-Dake)1995
Mount Zaō1841604038°09′N 140°27′E / 38.15°N 140.45°E / 38.15; 140.45 (Zao-)1940

Izu Islands[edit]

NameElevation
(m)
Elevation
(ft)
CoordinatesLast eruption
Aogashima423138832°27′N 139°46′E / 32.45°N 139.77°E / 32.45; 139.77 (Aogashima)1785
Bayonnaise Rocks113631°53′N 139°55′E / 31.88°N 139.92°E / 31.88; 139.92 (Bayonnaise Rocks)1970
Hachijō-jima854280233°08′N 139°46′E / 33.13°N 139.77°E / 33.13; 139.77 (Hachijojima)1707
Kōzu-shima574187734°13′N 139°09′E / 34.22°N 139.15°E / 34.22; 139.15 (Kozushima)838
Kurose Hole-107-35133°24′N 139°41′E / 33.40°N 139.68°E / 33.40; 139.68 (Kurose Hole)-
Mikura-jima851279233°52′16″N 139°36′18″E / 33.871°N 139.605°E / 33.871; 139.605 (Mikurajima)3450 BC
Miyake-jima813267434°04′43″N 139°31′46″E / 34.07861°N 139.52944°E / 34.07861; 139.52944 (Miyakejima)2010
Myōjin-shō360118132°6′0″N 139°51′0″E / 32.10000°N 139.85000°E / 32.10000; 139.85000 (Myojin Knoll)-
Nii-jima432141734°22′N 139°16′E / 34.37°N 139.27°E / 34.37; 139.27 (Niijima)886
Ōshima758250734°43′N 139°23′E / 34.72°N 139.38°E / 34.72; 139.38 (Oshima)1990
To-shima508166734°31′N 139°17′E / 34.52°N 139.28°E / 34.52; 139.28 (Toshima)4050 BC
Tori-shima403129330°29′N 140°19′E / 30.48°N 140.32°E / 30.48; 140.32 (Torishima)2002

Kyūshū[edit]

NameElevation
(m)
Elevation
(ft)
CoordinatesLast eruption
Mount Aso1592522332°52′52″N 131°06′22″E / 32.881°N 131.106°E / 32.881; 131.106 (Mount Aso)2004
Fukue-jima317104032°39′11″N 128°51′40″E / 32.653°N 128.861°E / 32.653; 128.861 (Fukuejima)550 BC
Ibusuki Volcanic Field922302531°13′N 130°34′E / 31.22°N 130.57°E / 31.22; 130.57 (Ibusuki Volcanic Field)885
Mount Kirishima1700557731°55′52″N 130°51′50″E / 31.931°N 130.864°E / 31.931; 130.864 (Mount Kirishima)2011[1][2]
Mount Kuju1791587633°04′59″N 131°15′04″E / 33.083°N 131.251°E / 33.083; 131.251 (Mount Kuju)1996
Sakura-jima1117366531°35′06″N 130°39′25″E / 31.585°N 130.657°E / 31.585; 130.657 (Sakurajima)2013
Shinmoedake1412466231°32′N 130°32′E / 31.54°N 130.53°E / 31.54; 130.53 (Mount Unzen)2011
Sumiyoshi-Ike10032831°46′05″N 130°35′38″E / 31.768°N 130.594°E / 31.768; 130.594 (Sumiyoshi-Ike)4550 BC
Mount Tsurumi1584519733°16′48″N 131°25′55″E / 33.28°N 131.432°E / 33.28; 131.432 (Mount Tsurumi)867
Mount Unzen1500492132°45′25″N 130°17′38″E / 32.757°N 130.294°E / 32.757; 130.294 (Mount Unzen)1996

Nansei Islands[edit]

NameElevation
(m)
Elevation
(ft)
CoordinatesLast eruption
Akusekijima586192329°27′N 129°36′E / 29.45°N 129.60°E / 29.45; 129.60 (Akusekijima)-
Gajajima----
Iriomote-jima20065624°33′29″N 124°00′00″E / 24.558°N 124.00°E / 24.558; 124.00 (Iriomotejima)1924
Iōtorishima21269627°52′37″N 128°13′26″E / 27.877°N 128.224°E / 27.877; 128.224 (Iwo-Torishima)1968
Kikai Caldera704231030°47′20″N 130°18′29″E / 30.789°N 130.308°E / 30.789; 130.308 (Kikai)2004
Kuchinoshima----
Kuchinoerabu-jima649212930°26′N 130°13′E / 30.43°N 130.22°E / 30.43; 130.22 (Kuchinoerabujima)1999
Kogajajima30198829°52′44″N 129°37′30″E / 29.879°N 129.625°E / 29.879; 129.625 (Kogajajima)-
Otake (Naka-no-shima)979321229°51′N 129°52′E / 29.85°N 129.87°E / 29.85; 129.87 (Nakanoshima)1949
Suwanosejima799262129°32′N 129°43′E / 29.53°N 129.72°E / 29.53; 129.72 (Suwanosejima)2007
Yokoate-jima495162429°32′N 129°43′E / 29.53°N 129.72°E / 29.53; 129.72 (Yokoatejima)1835 ± 30 years

Other[edit]

NameElevation
(m)
Elevation
(ft)
CoordinatesLast eruption
Fukujin-217-71221°56′N 143°28′E / 21.93°N 143.47°E / 21.93; 143.47 (Fukujin)1974
Fukutoku-Okanoba-14-4624°16′48″N 141°29′06″E / 24.28°N 141.485°E / 24.28; 141.485 (Fukutoku-Okanoba)2005
Iwo Jima16152824°17′N 141°31′E / 24.28°N 141.52°E / 24.28; 141.52 (Iwo Jima)1997
Kaitoku Seamount-103-33826°07′19″N 141°06′07″E / 26.122°N 141.102°E / 26.122; 141.102 (Kaitoku Seamount)1984
Kita-Fukutokutai-73-23924°24′50″N 141°25′08″E / 24.414°N 141.419°E / 24.414; 141.419 (Kita-Fukutokutai)1954
Kasuga Seamount-598-196221°45′54″N 143°42′36″E / 21.765°N 143.710°E / 21.765; 143.710 (Kasuga Seamount)1959
Kita-Iwojima792259825°26′N 141°14′E / 25.43°N 141.23°E / 25.43; 141.23 (Kita-Iwojima)1953
Minami-Hiyoshi-30-9823°29′49″N 141°56′24″E / 23.497°N 141.940°E / 23.497; 141.940 (Minami-Hiyoshi)1975
Minami Kasuga-170-55821°36′00″N 143°38′13″E / 21.60°N 143.637°E / 21.60; 143.637 (Minami Kasuga)-
Nikko--391-128323°04′30″N 143°18′29″E / 23.075°N 143.308°E / 23.075; 143.308 (Nikko-)-
Nishinoshima3812527°16′26″N 140°52′55″E / 27.274°N 140.882°E / 27.274; 140.882 (Nishinoshima)2014
Oyama815267434°04′44″N 139°31′44″E / 34.079°N 139.529°E / 34.079; 139.529 (Oyama)2005

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