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Mount Aso


Mount Aso, is the largest active volcano in Japan, and is among

the largest in the world. Its peak is 1592 m above sea level.


Its caldera is 25 km across north to south and 18 km across east

to west.
The caldera has a circumference of around 120 km, although

sources vary on the exact distance.


The central cone group of Aso consists of five mountains: Mt.Naka, Mt.Neko, Mt.Taka, Mt. Eboshi, and Mt.Kishima.

Last major eruption of Mt. Naka was in 1993.


To the Ropeway station Ropeway station To the Crater of Naka-dake


 To the Crater on foot Volcanic gas information   Shrine on top


 Around Crater Around Crater  Around Crater 


 Look down the Crater  Crater  Crater


 West side of Crater  Central area of Crater  East side of Crater


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