Baektu Mtn., China & North Korea
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Baektu Mountain is an active volcano on the border between North Korea and China. Rising to 2744 m, its summit caldera is filled with a crater lake, Heaven Lake. The crater was created by a colossal eruption in 970, spreading volcanic ash as far as northern Japan. Its last eruption was in 1903. The image was acquired August 19, 2003, and is located at 42 degrees north, 128 degrees east.
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Please give credit for these images to:
NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team