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The Lake Towada is Japan's largest caldera lake on Honshu. It is situated within the Towada-Hachimantai National Park. The surface area of the 11 km wide caldera lake is 400 m above sea level and the rim reaches 800 metres. The highest elevation is 1'159 m. The caldera was formed during series of major eruptions over a 40'000-year period ending about 13'000 years ago.

The two capes are known as Ogura and Nakayama.

 

mountainstamp.com Towada Volcano Caldera Lake stamp 1951

Japan 1951, Towada Caldera lake.
The stamp was issued in sheets of 20 stamps and in the miniaturesheet "Towada-Hachimantai National Park".

 

mountainstamp.com Towada Volcano Caldera Lake stamp 1951

 

Japan 1951, Towada Caldera lake.
The stamp was issued in sheets of 20 stamps and in the miniaturesheet "Towada-Hachimantai National Park".

mountainstamp.com Towada Volcano Caldera Lake stamp 1968

Japan 1968, Towada Caldera lake.

 

Japan 2010, Towada Caldera lake.
The stamp was issued in the sheet
"60th Anniversary Series of the Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Aomori Prefecture".

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