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List of geological units in Kagoshima prefecture

A list of stratigraphic units, igneous bodies, and geological structures reported from Kagoshima prefecture, Kyushu region, Kyushu island, Japan.

Photographs of geological units in Kagoshima prefecture

Paleozoic-Mesozoic
Omo formation
Akirigamigawa formation
Tete formation
Neori formation
Riccho formation
Permian-Triassic
Sendai formation
Triassic-Jurassic
Yonama formation
Jurassic-Cretaceous
Southern Chichibu Belt
Sanbosan Unit
Kutajima Limestone
Cretaceous (145.0-66.0 Ma)
Shimato Belt
Northern Shimanto belt
Okawa group
Takaono group
Kukino formation
Kawanabe group (Nomaike formation)
Takarabe formation
Morotsuka Group
Saiki Subgroup
Naze formation
Yuwan formation
Goshonoura group
Katasoba formation
a member
b member
Hegushi formation
a member
b member
c member
kizakibana formation
Himenoura Group
U-IV Formation
c Member
b Member
a Member
U-III Formation
c Member
b Member
a Member
U-II Formation
b Member
b3 Member
b2 Member
b1 Member
a Member
U-I Formation
Chiran Formation
Gumizaki Formation
A Member
B Member
C Member
Cretaceous-Paleogene
Shimanto Belt
Gonohara formation
Takakumayama formation
Ushine formation
Isso Formation
Yahazudake Mudstone and Sandstone Member
Isso Conglomerate Member
Miyanoura Formation
Shitogo Pelitic Rock Member
Kusugawa Mudstone and Sandstone Member
Funayuki Formation
Anbo Sandstone Member
Mugio Formation
Paleogene
Southern Shimanto belt
Nichinan group
Amami granites
Tokunoshima granites
Okinoerabujima granites
Ogachi formation
Odana formation
Eocene (56.0-39.0 Ma)
Akasaki formation
Kamishima group
Shiratake formation
Kyoragi formation
Shimoshima group
Nichinan group
Lower formation
Wano formation
Shimato Belt
Southern Shimanto belt
Kumage Group
Tateishi Formation
Kadokurazaki Formation
Kamikoshikijima Group
Segami Formation
Ojima Formation
Nakakoshiki Formation
Oligocene (39.0-23.03 Ma)
Nichinan group
Upper formation
Middle formation
Shimato Belt
Southern Shimanto belt
Kumage Group
Nishinoomote Formation
Okubo Mudstone Member
Neogene
Nansatsu group
Upper formation
Mukaeyama granodiorite
Suzuyama-Kinpozan-Kaseda acidic volcanic rocks
Nomamisaki acidic volcanic rocks
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Shibisan Granodiorite
Takakumayama Granite
Osumi Granodiorite
Yakushima Granite
Main facies (Miyanoura Granite)
Marginal facies (Aikodake Granite)
Core granodiorite (Yoshida Granodiorite)
Core cordierite granite
Kukinaga group
Osaki formation
Kawachi formation
Tashiro formation
Nansatu group
Upper formation
Lower formation
Nansatsu Volcanic Rocks
Oldest stage Nansatsu Volcanic Rocks
Satsuma Peninsula Acidic Rocks
Kamikoshikijima Quartz Diorite
Shimokoshikijima Granodiorite
Shimokoshikijima Granite
Miocene-Pliocene
Nansatsu Volcanic Rocks
Older stage Nansatsu Volcanic Rocks
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Shiake formation
Kiyoura Andesite
Koriyama Formation
Hanao Tuff Breccia Member
Yuya Mudstone Member
Toge Sandstone Member
Atsuchi Mudstone Member
Nasubida Andesites
Iwashita Andesites
Raku Andesite
Hanaoyama Rhyolite
Miyawaki Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Kusakidan Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Narusebana pyroclastic flow deposit
Onobaru pyroclastic flow deposit
Shimajiri Group
Somachi Formation
Hokusatsu Volcanic Rocks
Older stage Hokusatsu Volcanic Rocks
Izaku Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Terukuni Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Pliocene-Pleistocene
Masuda formation
Nansatsu Volcanic Rocks
Middle stage Nansatsu Volcanic Rocks
Younger stage Nansatsu Volcanic Rocks
Hokusatsu Volcanic Rocks
Middle stage Hokusatsu Volcanic Rocks
Sendai Basalts
Yaeyama Lava I
Yaeyama Lava II
Kanayama Andesite
Quarternary
Umegatani andesite
Mikaeri tuff bed
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Hokusatsu Volcanic Rocks
Younger stage Hokusatsu Volcanic rocks
Kekura Formation
Iso Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Kogashira Formation
Koyamada Formation
Kokubu Group
Hayato formation
Oda Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Kamo formation
Komiyaji member (Komiyaji pyroclastic flow deposit)
Kajiki formation
Matoba formation
Mifune Formation
Nagano Formation (Togo formation)
Upper Member
Middle Member
Lower Member
Chayagaoka Andesite
Nakadake Andesite
Nakadake Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Komagadan Andesite
Gotanda formation
Onejime formation
Hase formation
Takenokawa formation
Katanoyama formation
Goino pyroclastic flow deposit
Akune-I pyroclastic flow deposit
Akune-II pyroclastic flow deposit
Fumoto pyroclastic flow deposit
Mobiki pyroclastic flow deposit
Wakinobori pyroclastic flow deposit
Izumi-D pyroclastic flow deposit
Sendai pyroclastic flow deposit
Kukida pyroclastic flow deposit
Ishiki pyroclastic flow deposit
Shobugadan Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Keno Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Keno Pyroclastic Flow Deposit I
Keno Pyroclastic Flow Deposit II
Kamogahara pyroclastic flow deposit
Nabekura pyroclastic flow deposit
Yoshino Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Shimokado Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Shimokado-U Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Kobayashi-Kasamori Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Torihama pyroclastic flow deposit
Kakuto Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Ukitsu pyroclastic flow deposit
Ata Pyroclastic Flow Deposit (Kamo volcanic breccia, Kamo pyroclastic flow deposit)
Imaizumi pyroclastic flow deposit
Hakamagoshi pyroclastic flow deposit
Tashiro pyroclastic flow deposit
Iwato pyroclastic flow deposit
Iwato pumice bed
Tsumaya pyroclastic flow deposit
Shinjima pyroclastic flow deposit
Torigoe Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Yamada dacite
Kurozonsan dacite
Lower Hishikari andesites
Middle Hishikari andesites
Upper Hishikari andesites
Yuwandake Andesite
Muregaoka Andesite
Ryugamizu Andesite
Mifune Rhyolite
Osakihana Dacite
Hiramatsu Andesite
Shirahama Basalt
Terayama Basalt
Shikine Andesite
Shimizu Rhyolite
Aojiki Basalt
Ushine Rhyolite
Shishimano dacite
Miyanoura formation (Nagashima volcanic rocks)
Takaeyama andesite
Fushime tuff bed
Fushime andesite
Onodake volcanic product
Pre-Ata volcanic product
Aso caldera
Kakuto caldera
Aira caldera volcanic product
Ito Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Osumi pumice bed
Old pyroclastic flow deposit
Ata caldera
Ryukyu Group
Hyakunodai formation
Wan formation
Serikaku formation
Shiroyama Formation
Yoshida Shell Bed
Aira Formation
Sakurajima Volcano
Older Kitadake Volcano
Sz-Tk4
Sz-Tk5
Sz-Tk6
Younger Kitadake Volcano
Sz-P5
Sz-P6
Sz-Tk2 (P7)
Sz-P8
Sz-P9
Sz-P10
Sz-Sy (P11)
Sz-Ub (P12)
Sz-Tk3 (P13)
Sz-S (P14) (Satsuma Tuff Bed)
Older Minamidake Volcano
Sz-Mn
Holocene (0.01-0 Ma)
Sakurajima Volcano
Younger Minamidake Volcano
Showa Lava
Sz-Ts (P1) (Taisho Pumice Bed, Taisho Lava)
Sz-An (P2) (Anei Lava)
Sz-Bm (P3) (Bunmei Pumice Bed)
Sz-Nk
Sz-Tn (P4)
Ikeda caldera volcanic product
Ikedako tuff bed
Ikeda pyroclastic flow deposit
Ikeda pumice bed
Osagari scoria bed
Ikezaki tuff bed
Kaimondake volcanic product
Murasakiiro tuff bed (Murasaki-gora)
Aoiro tuff bed (Ao-gora)
Anshishoku tuff bed (Anshi-gora)
Kiiro tuff bed (Ki-gora)
Ibusuki domes product
Karayama volcanic product
Kikai caldera volcanic product
Akahoya tuff bed
Koya Pumice Flow Deposit
Funakura pumice bed
Funakura pyroclastic flow deposit
Takeshima pyroclastic flow deposit
Investigation in progress
Tarumizu formation
New Kasayama andesite
New Takatsukayama andesite
Obama andesite
Gyonindake andesite
Taki andesites
Tatsuo formation
Mifune pyroclastic flow deposit
Miedake andesite
Kamewarizaka breccia
Yamagawa pyrocalstic surge
Uomi rhyolite
Kobayashi pumice bed
Takahara scoria bed (AC788)
Ushinosune tuff bed
Miike pumice bed
Natsui formation
Minamiosumi granite
Nozato andesite
Koabiyama pyroclastic flow deposit
Nagase pyroclastic flow deposit
Kmoriko pumice bed
Taira formation?
Kasari limestone
Shinjo formation
Lower member
Moejima shell bed
Geological structures
Nobeoka-Shibisan tectonic line
Noda fault
Kekura fault