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Listed under Active Volcanoes in Japan.

  • Photo of Otake
  • Camping is an option as only 50 people live on the island.
  • The east side of the volcano is an open caldera.
Photo of Otake
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This highly active volcano has formed the remote island of Suwanosejima off southern Japan, one of the Tokara Islands. The island is accessible by boat and has limited accommodation. The volcano can be climbed, although the summit is officially off-limits due to the frequent small eruptions.

Written by  Mike Lyvers.

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