Sakurajima


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Sakurajima

(säko͞o`rä`jĭmä), peninsula, Kagoshima prefecture, S Kyushu, Japan, in Kagoshima Bay opposite KagoshimaKagoshima
, city (1990 pop. 536,752), capital of Kagoshima prefecture, extreme S Kyushu, Japan, on Satsuma Peninsula and Kagoshima Bay. An important port, it has a navy yard.
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. Formerly an island, Sakurajima became a peninsula in 1914 when lava from three volcanic cones closed the channel (Mt. Sakurajima is one of the most active volcanoes in Japan). Its fruits and turnips are famous throughout Japan. Sakurajima and the northern part of Kagoshima Bay lie within the Aira caldera, formed by a massive volcanic eruption some 22,000 years ago.
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There is an onsen at the Sakurajima Seaside Hotel on the volcanic island of Kagoshima which has spectacular views.
The campus is overlooking the city's most famous spot, the active volcano of Sakurajima.
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Thinking that this event may provide an opportunity for his family to come together, Koichi plans to travel to the exact point that the trains will pass and to make a wish that Sakurajima, a volcano near his home, will erupt, forcing him and his mother to flee to Fukuoka and rejoin his father and brother.
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As a pool of liquid magma under the Sakurajima volcano in Japan grows in size, so does the chance of an imminent major eruption, which according to a study published Tuesday, is likely to happen within the next 30 years.
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Officials raised their alert to its second-highest level after picking up increasing seismic activity around the volcano Sakurajima, which sits just off the coast of Kagoshima, a city of more than 600,000 people.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Japan warned that the Sakurajima volcano, located 50 km from the just-restarted Sendai nuclear power plant, is showing signs of increased activity.
One of these, Sakurajima at the southern end of the western island of Kyushu, is 50 km (31 miles) from Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear plant, which was approved to restart by Japan's nuclear regulator earlier in September.