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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Batu Tara volcano news:

Batu Tara volcano (Sunda Islands, Indonesia) activity update

Thursday Oct 08, 2015 09:02 AM | BY: T

Strombolian to vulcanian-type explosive activity continues at the volcano, sometimes strong enough to produce plumes visible on satellite imagery.
VAAC Darwin reported an ash plume to 6000 ft (1.8 km) altitude that extended 90 km W from the volcano yesterday.
Previous news
Sunday, Jul 05, 2015
The activity at the volcano remains intense. We visited Batu Tara from 30 June - 4 July on our recent Volcano Special tour and observed strombolian eruptions of varying intensity at intervals ranging between 10 and 50 minutes. ... [more]
Friday, May 22, 2015
The volcano had explosions that produced ash plumes that rose to 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude and drifted 80 km to the west today. [more]
Monday, May 18, 2015
Explosions (strombolian to small vulcanian style) continue at the volcano, sometimes strong enough to produce ash plumes visible on satellite images. [more]
Monday, May 18, 2015
An ash plume to 8,000 ft was again reported yesterday. Activity at the volcano is probably elevated at the moment good news for our upcoming volcano expeditions. [more]

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