BackgroundDuring a major eruption in 1550, a lava flow filled in the strait between Halmahera and the north-flank cone of Gunung Mamuya. Fatalities occured during that eruption, too.
Dukono is a complex volcano with a broad, low profile, multiple summit peaks and overlapping craters. Malupang Wariang, 1 km SW of Dukono's summit crater complex, contains a 700 x 570 m crater that has also been active during historical time.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution
Strombolian explosion from the main vent inside Dukono's crater. (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Dukono volcano tours:Volcanoes and Spices (17-day volcano trekking tour to the Molucca Sea: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang and Halmahera)
See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8