Mahawu volcan

Stratovolcano 1324 m / 4,344 ft
North Sulawesi, Indonesien, 1.36°N / 124.86°E
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

The elongated Mahawu volcano lies immediately east of Lokon-Empung volcano. It is the northernmost of a series of young volcanoes along a SSW-NNE line near the margin of the Quaternary Tondano caldera.
Mahawu is capped by a 180-m-wide, 140-m-deep crater that sometimes contains a small crater lake, and has two pyroclastic cones on its northern flank. Less active than its neighbor, Lokon-Empung, Mahawu's historical activity has been restricted to occasional small explosive eruptions recorded since 1789. In 1994 fumaroles, mudpots, and small geysers were observed along the shores of a greenish-colored crater lake.

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Small explosive eruptions. Contains a crater lake with fumaroles and small geysers.


Eruptions du volcan Mahawu: 1788, 1789, 1846, 1904, 1952, 1958, 1977

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Voyages au volcan Mahawu :
Volcans et Épices (17 jours de trekking sur les volcans de la mer des Moluques: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang et Halmahera)

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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