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Toya Caldera and Usu Volcano Geopark

洞爺湖有珠山ジオパーク

Toya Caldera and Usu Volcano Geopark – Japan’s first ever global geopark.

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A geopark is a program first introduced in Europe for the preservation and utilization of geological resources and such. “World Geoparks” is regarded as one of UNESCO’s official programs, aiming to utilize them not only for educational purposes but also for the revitalization of local areas, making them new tourist attractions.

Toya Caldera and Usu Volcano Geopark is Japan’s first geopark to be designated as a “global geopark”. It has many attractions, including magnificent and beautiful nature formed as a result of volcanic activities and highly valuable geological features. Visitors can learn about “the history of humans living with the changing earth”, through visiting the visitor center and a walk along the footpath.

 

Toya Caldera and Usu Volcano Geopark

MAPCODE: 321 518 366*71?

Address: 142-5 Toyako onsencho, Toyako Town

Tel: 0142-75-2555

URL: http://www.toya-usu-geopark.org/?pagename=english

 

Volcano Science Center

MAPCODE: 321 518 366*71?

Address: 142-5Toyakoonsencho, Toyako Town

Tel: 0142-75-2555

URL: http://www.toyako-vc.jp/en/volcano/