"Kuchino-shima, lying in the northern Ryukyu Islands between the volcanic islands of Nakano-shima and Kuchinoerabu-jima, consists of two andesitic stratovolcanoes and a NW-SE-trending chain of lava domes. Two small villages, Nishinohama and Kuchino-shima, lie at the northern end of the mostly uninhabited island. The compound 628-m-high Mae-dake lava dome, forming the highest point on the 3 x 7 km wide island, was constructed east of the summit of 501-m-high Yoko-dake stratovolcano. The last magmatic eruption at Kuchino-shima took place about 1200-1300 years ago."  -Smithsonian Volcano Archive
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