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Details for: Shiga
Yokote-yama shield volcano of the Shiga volcanic complex is seen from Kasaga-take to its west. Ski trails are prominent in this summer view of the Shiga-Kogen (Shiga Plateau), a popular winter sports destination on the border between Nagano and Gumma Prefectures. The Shiga volcanic complex is located immediately north of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano and consists of a group of small shield volcanoes and pyroclastic cones. Copyrighted photo by Shun Nakano (Japanese Quaternary Volcanoes database, RIODB, http://riodb02.ibase.aist.go.jp/strata/VOL_JP/EN/index.htm and Geol Surv Japan, AIST, http://www.gsj.jp/).
Volcano Number:283121
Volcano Name:Shiga
Country:Japan
Volcano Type:Shield(s)
Elevation:2041m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:2474
Pop. within 10km:9610
Pop. within 30km:449713
Pop. within 100km:5784413
Latitude:36.688
Longitude:138.519



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