Volcanoes of Central Java (12)

Dieng | Lasem | Lawu | Merapi | Merbabu | Muria | Slamet | Sumbing (Central Java) | Sundoro | Telomoyo | Ungaran | Wilis

Volcano list

Dieng

(Complex volcano 2565 m (8415 ft))
The Dieng volcanic complex forms a 6x14km large highland plateau in Central Java west of Yogyakarta. It consists of overlapping volcanoes and a large caldera, lava domes, cones, and explosion craters many of which are filled by lakes.
It is known for its varied colorful vol... [more]

Lasem

(Stratovolcano 806 m / 2644 ft)
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Lawu

(Stratovolcano 3265 m (10,712 ft))
Lawu volcano is located in Central Java, east of Merapi volcano and near the town of Solo. Lawu consists of an older, deeply eroded northern section and younger eruption craters in the south, where its last eruption took place in 1885, the volcano's only historical eruption. Fuma... [more]

Merapi

(Stratovolcano 2968 m / 9,737 ft)
Glowing avalanches of hot rocks from the new lava dome (2006 eruption).
Glowing avalanches of hot rocks from the new lava dome (2006 eruption).
Merapi, a steep stratovolcano north of Central Java's capital Yogyakarta, is Indonesia's most active volcano. It erupts on average every 5-10 years and is feared for its deadly pyroclastic flows - avalanches of hot rocks and gas that are generated when parts of new lava domes con... [more]

Merbabu

(Stratovolcano 3145 m (10,318 ft))
Merbabu volcano seen from the summit of Merapi
Merbabu volcano seen from the summit of Merapi
Merbabu in Central Java is located immediately N of Merapi volcano separated from the latter by a broad 1500 m high saddle. Less active than Merapi and largely forested, Merbabu is part of the regional NNW-SSE volcanic chain extending from Merapi to Ungaran volcano. [more]

Muria

(stratovolcano )
Muria is an old, but still considered active stratovolcano with deeply eroded flanks on the north coast of Central Java. It forms most of the Muria peninsula and has last erupted perhaps as recently as about 2000 years ago. [more]

Slamet

(stratovolcano 3428 m (11,247 ft))
Slamet volcano, a majestic stratovolcano in Central Java, is Java's second highest and one of its most active volcanoes. It contains a wide summit area with 4 craters. Its most recent eruption began in April 2009. [more]

Sumbing (Central Java)

(Stratovolcano 3371 m / 11,060 ft )
The large Sumbing volcano in Central Java west of Merapi dominates the landscape between Yogyakarta and the Dieng plateau. It is not certain wether the volcano has erupted in historic times, but it is considered one of Indonesia's active volcanoes. The summit of Sumbing contains ... [more]

Sundoro

(Stratovolcano 3136 m / 10,289 ft)
Merapi (left) with Sumbing (center) and Sundoro (right) volcanoes in Central Java seen from the east.
Merapi (left) with Sumbing (center) and Sundoro (right) volcanoes in Central Java seen from the east.
Sundoro, a perfect stratovolcano, in Central Java is located close to Sumbing volcano and separated by the latter by a 1400-m-high saddle only.
Historic activity at Sundoro, who last erupted 1971, consisted mainly in small to medium phreatic eruptions from its many summit ... [more]

Telomoyo

(Stratovolcano 1894 m / 6,214 ft)
Also called Telemojo, Telemoyo is a small volcano near the town of Dalangan in central Java. Although there are no known historic eruption, it is considered active and probably has had eruptions within the past few thousands of years. [more]

Ungaran

(Stratovolcano 2050 m / 6,726 ft)
Ungaran volcano is a probably extinct volcano south of Semarang city at the N coast of Java. Highly eroded, the mountain is the remnant of a stratovolcano that underwent repeated flank collapse. At present, there are only fumaroles and warm springs located on the volcano's flanks... [more]

Wilis

(stratovolcano 2563 m / 8,409 ft)
Wilis volcano in the eastern end of Central Java is an isolated volcano with no known historic eruption, although there is a report of an eruption in 1641 AD, but most likely this was an eruption from nearby Kelut volcano. Increased fumarolic activity was reported in 1885. [more]
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