Mount Unzen facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Unzen
|Elevation||1,486 m (4,875 ft)|
|Age of rock||Oldest 500 kyr|
|Mountain type||Complex stratovolcano|
|Last eruption||February to May 1996|
Unzen has erupted many times.
- May 21, 1792 (Kansei 4, 1st day of the 4th month): Earthquake centered at Unzen caused tsunami which hit Higo Province
- June 3, 1991 (Heisei 3): The volcano erupted violently, killing 43 scientists and journalists.
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