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Caldera Complexes


Cauldron Complex, Paleo-Caldera Complex


Huge caldera volcanoes in volcanic island arcs formed by subduction of ocean plates under the east margin of the Eurasian continent.

Caldera Complexes

Distribution of Caldera Complex in Japan. Blue circle: Cretaceous, Green circle: Paleogene, Red circle: Neogene, Orange circle: Quaternary, Yellow line: Present Volcanic Front. Distribution of caldera complex shows the position of the volcanic front in each era.

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