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Aogashima (青ヶ島)a volcanic island in the Izu Islands (伊豆諸島) and administered by the Tokyo (東京都) Metropolitan government, Japan, lies south of Tokyo and south east of the Izu Pennisula, Shizuoka prefecture. This article is about volcanoes in geology. ... Location Map of Islands The Izu Islands (伊豆諸島) are a group of volcanic islands stretching south and east from the Izu Peninsula of Honshu, Japan. ... Headquarters of Tokyo Metropolitan Government (City Hall) View of Tokyos Shibuya district Tokyo ) (help· info), literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized downtown area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Shizuoka Prefecture (静岡県; Shizuoka-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ...


Aogashima, with an area of 5.98 km² and a population of approximately 200, lies 354 km south of Tokyo. Aogashima, the third smallest of the inhabited Izu Islands, forms part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. The island is located at 32'28 N, 139'46 E. Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park (富士箱根伊豆国立公園) is a national park in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ...


Fishing is the main industry. There are a number of small shrines on the island. The island is a rare, small double volcano. Ikenosawa caldera is a good camping area. Crater Lake, Oregon A caldera is a volcanic feature formed by the collapse of a volcano into itself. ...


The popular summer cattle festival doubles as the island's home-coming. During this festival, the population of the island doubles.


Ths island has one elementary school and one junior high school.


Access to the island is limited to a daily ferry and by helicopter.


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Aogashima - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (175 words)
Aogashima (青ヶ島)a volcanic island in the Izu Islands (伊豆諸島) and administered by the Tokyo (東京都) Metropolitan government, Japan, lies south of Tokyo and south east of the Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka prefecture.
Aogashima, with an area of 5.98 km² and a population of approximately 200, lies 354 km south of Tokyo.
Aogashima, the third smallest of the inhabited Izu Islands, forms part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.
Aogashima (432 words)
Aogashima is a beautiful lonely island, 300km south of Tokyo, and is surrounded by sea cliff.
// Aogashima Volcano is composed mainly of tholeiitic basalt (SiO2= 49-63%).
The magma-supply rate of Aogashima volcano was fluctuating in time and space with the growth of each geological unit, which may have led to the generation of andesite magma.
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