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MOUNT ASO

Former firefighter Yoshifumi Usui now guides tourists in search of active pursuits in and around the Aso caldera.
LIFE / Travel
Oct 21, 2023
In volcanic Aso, the land gives much more than it takes
Locals in Aso have a saying: “The land takes away, but it gives us something, too.”
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 21, 2021
Cleanup begins after eruption at Mount Aso in Japan
The eruption from Mount Aso's No. 1 Nakadake crater sent a column of ash about 3,500 meters into the air.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2020
Shikoku Electric again ordered to halt Ikata nuclear reactor over volcano risk
The court said the utility's preparations for eruptions that could endanger the plant were inadequate despite claims it would have plenty of advance warning.
JAPAN
Jun 17, 2019
NRA safety license for Sendai reactors legal, Fukuoka court finds, dismissing volcano risk lawsuit
The district court says it found nothing illegal with a safety clearance granted to two reactors in Kyushu that were restarted after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2019
Mount Aso belches smoke over Kyushu in first eruption since mid-April
A small eruption on Mount Aso shot smoke as high as 1,600 meters over Kyushu on Friday, the Meteorological Agency said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 17, 2019
Small volcanic eruption observed on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture
After a small eruption was observed Tuesday evening on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture the weather agency said Wednesday morning no new eruptions had been confirmed, although the volcanic plume could still seen.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Aug 10, 2018
Taking the path once trodden by Ian Fleming and James Bond
In 1962, Ian Fleming, the author of James Bond, visited Japan. His journey here, and the characters he met, would go on to inspire 007's adventures in 'You Only Live Twice.' But in 2018, how possible is it to retrace the author's footsteps across Japan?
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 28, 2018
Mount Aso's crater area reopened to tourists after volcanic activity calms
Local authorities reopened a crater area of Mount Aso on Wednesday to tourists for the first time in over three years following diminished volcanic activity and the installation of safety measures.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 21, 2016
Volcanic alert level for Mount Aso is lowered
The Meteorological Agency has lowered its alert level for Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture, citing diminished volcanic activity following its explosive eruption in October.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 9, 2016
After quakes, Kumamoto tourism industry takes another hit with eruption of Mount Aso
Still reeling from a series of earthquakes beginning in April, Kumamoto Prefecture is once again experiencing nature's fury, this time in the form of Mount Aso's eruption Saturday.
JAPAN
Apr 16, 2016
Small eruption seen on Mount Aso after latest quakes
A small eruption occurred at Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture on Saturday around 8:30 a.m. local time following a strong earthquake in the area, with smoke rising about 100 meters (300 feet) high, public broadcaster NHK reported.
JAPAN
Dec 7, 2015
Mount Aso spews smoke after small-scale eruption
A small-scale eruption hit Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture on Monday, the first since Oct. 23, the Meteorological Agency said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 15, 2015
As Mount Aso blows its top, tourism industry braces for fallout
More than 400 people canceled reservations at hotels and inns in Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture, on Tuesday, a day after Mount Aso erupted and turned the sky ashen. Businesses relying on tourism voiced concern about the financial fallout.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 10, 2014
Mount Ontake eruption sparks review of volcano disaster guidelines
Japan's volcano warning guidelines will be reviewed to include hikers and tourists after the deadliest eruption in decades reveals major shortcomings.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Dec 21, 2013
Hot times in the realm of Mount Aso
I used to think that only Mount Fuji was massive enough to have its own weather patterns, but 1,592-meter Mount Aso in Kyushu proved me wrong.

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