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Ijen volcano
Stratovolcano 2799 m / 9,183 ft
East Java, Indonesia, -8.06°S / 114.24°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Ijen volcano eruptions:
1796, 1817, 1917, 1936, 1952, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000(?), 2002(?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Contains a large acid crater lake, intense fumarolic activity.
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Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia) news & activity updates

Ijen volcano (East Java) eruption warning - alert status raised

Wednesday Dec 28, 2011 09:23 AM | BY: TP

Ijen volcano in East Java, famous for its turquoise crater lake and the massive sulfur deposits inside the crater, might be close to an eruption.
Due to further increased seismic activity, stronger degassing and steaming, the Indonesian Geological Survey has raised the alert level for Ijen volcano from 2 to 3 (out of 4). A phreatic eruption could occur any time, geologists believe. The lake has changed color to white.
The last eruption was in 1993 and had produced ash plumes rising about 1000 m.
Along with Ijen, 5 other Indonesian volcanoes - Gamalana, Papandayan, Karangetang, Lokon and Krakatau - are now on high alert.
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Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia): alert raised to yellow

Friday Dec 16, 2011 17:54 PM |

The alert level of Ijen volcano in East Java has been raised to alert/unrest (2 out of 4) due to increased seismic activity and increased temperatures and fumaroles inside the crater, famous for its turquoise acid lake and the sulfur deposits, which are being quarried by workers.
An exclusion zone of 1 km around the crater has been established. Workers and tourists are currently not allowed to go inside the crater.
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