The crater of Mt. Aso
Watching an eruption of steam and bollingmud half way up the volcano of Aso-san,Japan.(97)
[ID] 4938กกกก( ID:4938 )
[Photographer] Underwood
[Album] Underwood
[Place] Kumamoto
[Date] 1904
[Color] mono
[Size] 155x82
[Cabinet] 97-2-0
[Keyword] mountain

Two men are looking at the rising steam. They are standing on a rock protruding from a slope, not part of the crater of the currently active Nakadake. The English caption suggests that this is a so-called "jigoku" (hell). Steam, not smoke, is gushing from the crater.