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List of geological units in Kumamoto prefecture

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

Photographs of geological units in Kumamoto prefecture

Ordovician (485.4-443.4 Ma)
Kurosegawa Belt
Fukami Tectonic Line
Yatsushiro Granite
Kozaki Tectonic Line
Yatsushiro Granite
Haki Tectonic Line
Yatsushiro Granite
Silurian (443.4-419.2 Ma)
Kurosegawa belt
Fukami formation
Carboniferous (358.9-298.9 Ma)
Kiyama metamorphic rocks
Permian (298.9-252.17 Ma)
Kurosegawa Belt
Sakamoto Belt
Tsurukoba formation
Kozaki Formation
Kuma formation
Nekotani Tectonic Line
Yatsushiro Metamorphic Rocks
Fukami Tectonic Line
Yatsushiro Metamorphic Rocks
Kozaki Tectonic Line
Yatsushiro Metamorphic Rocks
Higo Belt
Manotani Metamorphic Rocks
Higo Metamorphic Rocks
Higo Plutonic Rocks
Manzaka Tonalite
Shiraishino Granodiorite
Miyanohara Tonalite
Hikawa Tonalite
Ryuhozan Metamorphic Rocks
Mizukoshi Formation
Triassic (252.17-201.3 Ma)
Kurosegawa Belt
Sakamoto Belt
Takagochi Formation
Matsukuma Formation
Shiburi Belt
Matsukuma Formation
Jurassic (201.3-145.0 Ma)
Sangun metamorphic rocks
Chikugo metamorphic rocks
Kurosegawa Belt
Nekotani Tectonic Line
Hinagu Belt
Kawamata Group
Ikenohara Formation
Bisho Formation
Nishinoiwa Formation
Miyamadani Formation
Fukami Tectonic Line
Shiburi Belt
Sakamoto Formation
Kozaki Tectonic Line
Sakamoto Belt
Sakamoto Formation
Tsurubami Formation
Uminoura Formation
Tanoura Formation
Hirasawatsudani Formation
Ashikita Group
Sakamoto Formation
Kyodomari Formation
Idenohana Formation
Haki Tectonic Line
Haki Metamorphic Rocks
Chichibu belt
Otao formation
Northern Chichibu Belt
Hashirimizu Unit
Southern Chichibu Belt
Unit I
Unit II
Unit III
Unit IV
Nitao Unit
Momigi Unit
Yonagu Unit
Jurassic - Cretaceous
Ebirase Formation
Southern Chichibu Belt
Unit V
Omae Unit
Konose Unit
Yoshio formation
Torinosu type Limestone
Cretaceous (145.0-66.0 Ma)
Kurosegawa Belt
Hinagu Belt
Imaizumigawa Formation
Kesado Formation
Hachiryuzan Formation
Kawaguchi Formation
Kurosaki Formation
Kawaguchi formation
Fudoiwa formation
Tamana granodiorite
Tsutsugatake granite
Kikuchi granite
Mifune Group
Upper Formation
Lower Formation
Basal Formation
Goshoura Group
Nishisonogi metamorphic rocks
Takahama metamorphic rocks
Himenoura Group
Upper Himenoura Subgroup
Lower Himenoura Subgroup
Amura Formation
Hinoshima Formation
Northern Shimanto Belt
Morotsuka Group
Saiki Subgroup
Gankaizan Formation
Paleogene
Kannondake formation
Eocene (56.0-39.0 Ma)
Manda group
Yotsuyama formation
Kachidachi formation
Omuta group
Nanaura formation
Toka formation
Manda formation
Komenoyama formation
Akasaki group
Ginsui formation
Hokonoko formation
Sakasegawa Group
Oniike Formation
Futae Formation
Sakasegawa Formation
Itchoda Formation
Shimoshima Group
Toishi Formation
Shikiyama Formation
Fukuregi Formation
Hondo formation
Kiuragi formation
Toishi formation
Miroku Group
Akasaki Formation
Shiradake formation
Oligocene (33.9-23.03 Ma)
Southern Shimanto Belt
Hyuga Group
Northern Complex
Mudstone Unit
Southern Complex
Sandstone and Siltstone Unit
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Gesujima basalt
Gongenyama basalt
Miocene-Pleistocene
Ozekiyama andesite
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Hoshiwara formation
Tsukushi volcanic rocks
Shakagatake volcanic rocks
Sagara formation
Misumidake volcanic rocks
Ushikubo welded tuff bed
Hyugami lava
Pliocene-Pleistocene
Oyano formation
Saitsu formation
Goryo pyroclastic flow deposit
Volcanic rocks of Hisatsu volcanic province
Otaki rhyolite
Sakaigawa tuff breccia
Kanamegawa basalt
Hitoyoshi formation
Chaya member
Funato member
Upper formation
Lower formation
Otake volcanic rocks
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Nakadake volcano
Kusasenrigahama volcano
Eboshi volcano
Tateno rhyolite (Tateno lava)
Tochinoki rhyolite
Ayugaerinotaki rhyolite (Ayugaerinotaki lava)
Aso volcano
Post-caldera volcanic rocks
Caldera-forming volcanic rocks
Aso-4 Pyroclastic Flow Deposits
Unit 4
Unit 3
Unit 2
Unit 1
Yame formation
Aso-3 Pyroclastic Flow Deposits
Aso-2 Pyroclastic Flow Deposit
Aso-2B pyroclastic flow deposit
Aso-2T scoria bed
Aso-1 Pyroclastic Flow Deposits
Futa Formation
Miyuki Formation
Togawa Lava
Takayubaru Lava
Pre-Aso volcanic rocks
Sakanashi Rhyolite Lava
Hotakubo Sandy Gravel Bed
Takuma Sandy Gravel Bed
Sano formation
Hirano formation
Ichinotake volcanic rocks
Ogushi formation
Fumoto formation
Ito pyroclastic flow deposit
Ata pyroclastic flow deposit
Yoshino formation
Tsumori formation
Shimojin formation
Suwabaru formation
Ishigamiyama volcanic rocks
Kobayashi pyroclastic flow deposit
Kakuto pyroclastic flow deposit
Kugino formation
Akada Formation
Nagasu Formation
Holocene (0.01-0 Ma)
Komezuka volcano
Kikai-Akahoya tuff bed
Investigation in progress
Kurosegawa belt
Miyaji formation
Hakoishi unit
Eboshidake lava
Hanabusa formation
Matsuo volcanic rocks
Kokinpo volcanic rocks
Geological structures
Median tectonic line
Usuki-Yatsushiro tectonic line
Butsuzo tectonic line
Osakama tectonic line
Haki tectonic line
Nobeoka-Shibisan tectonic line
Minamatananbu faults
Tatsudayama fault
Hinagu fault