Estimation of Land Collapse in Japan’s Mountainous and Volcanic Regions
Japan’s mountainous regions (Figure 7.1) were formed by upheaval and plains by depression. Figure 7.2 shows the vertical displacement of Japan during the Quaternary Period. Regions were thrust upward, particularly on the island of Honshu.
KeywordsGentle Slope Pyroclastic Flow Quaternary Period Volcanic Region Torrential Rainfall
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