One comment on “Hokkaido 4 – The Akan Caldera, Hokkaido, Japan

  1. Story courtesy WUWT: Hawaiian scientists identify the largest shield volcano on earth. This one is down the chain a bit and appears to be 5x the size of Mauna Loa. Age is around 14 Ma. Not much of it remains above the waves. Speculated cause is a hotter than normal chunk of underlying mantle plume. Cheers –

    https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/05/15/scientists-discover-largest-shield-volcano-on-earth/

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0012821X20302399?dgcid=author#fg0010

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