The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
The Indonesian Volcanologic Survey raised the alert level of the stratovolcano from 1 (lowest) to 2 ("waspada", watch) yesterday evening. The decision came as increased seismic activity had been detected under the volcano, possibly related to a new magma intrusion that could be precursor of a new eruption. ... [more]
Iya volcano in central Flores is the southernmost of a group of 3 volcanoes (Iya, Rooia and Pui) forming a small peninsula south of the city of Ende. Rooja and Pui cones to the north appear to be older than Iya and have no known historic activity.
Many small eruptions have occurred at Iya volcano in historic times.
Definition of a volcano: A volcano is the term for any place on the surface of the earth, where hot molten rock (magma) reaches the surface.
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