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Batu Tara volcano sat by (c) Google Earth View
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Batu Tara volcano
Stratovolcano 748 m / 2,454 ft
Sunda Islands, Indonesia, -7.79°S / 123.58°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Batu Tara volcano eruptions:
2007-2011 (Oct), 2006, 1852
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Batu Tara volcano news:

Sat, 30 Mar 2013, 09:11
An ash plume rose to an altitude of 10,000 ft (3 km) earlier today, sign that sometimes strong explosions continue from the volcano, in permanent eruption for more than 6 years now.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013, 16:56
The volcano has again become a regular visitor in today's eruption list. A new ash plume rising to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) was spotted today on satellite data by VAAC Darwin.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013, 07:56
More explosions have been recorded by satellite data. This morning, an ash plume rose to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude and drifted 25 nautical miles to the east. (VAAC Darwin)
Sat, 23 Mar 2013, 16:01
For several days in a row, ash plumes have been spotted at 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude. The volcano, in near-continuous strombolian activity since 2006, has apparently stepped up the frequency of larger explosions although perhaps part of this might be explained by better meteorologic conditions allowing to detect ash plumes.
Fri, 22 Mar 2013, 16:44
Activity remains elevated. Another explosion today produced an ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude, VAAC Darwin reported.
Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 17:24
An larger explosion again produced an ash plume rising to approx. 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude and drifting 60 nautical miles northwest today.
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 14:40
Explosions that send ash plumes large enough to be detected on satellite are increasingly frequent. Another eruption today was spotted on Meteosat with an estimated ash plume height of 8,000 ft (2.4 km).
Mon, 18 Mar 2013, 16:43
An ash plume was observed again today, rising 8000 ft (2.4 km), caused by what is likely a larger-than-normal explosion at the volcano.
Fri, 8 Mar 2013, 09:54
An explosion produced an ash plume rising to 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude this morning, VAAC Darwin reported.
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 11:05
Darwin VAAC reported that on 13 February ash plumes rose to altitudes of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted over 35 km N. On 18 February ash plumes rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 37 km NE.

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