Karang volcano

stratovolcano 1776 m / 5,833 ft
Westjava, Indonesien, -6.27°S / 106.05°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

Gunung Karang volcano lies in westernmost Java near Pulosari volcano SE of the geologically young 15-km-wide Danau caldera. The eroded and forested stratovolcano of andesitic and basaltic composition is the highest of a group of stratovolcanoes in the Danau caldera area.

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Typical eruption style: Explosive
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Background

Karang probably has had activity less than 10,000 years ago. It contains 2 craters on its eastern flank, Kawah Welirang and Kawah Haji, where active fumaroles are found.

Karang Photos

Karangetang side lit by the setting moon (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Karangetang side lit by the setting moon (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
The active northern crater of Karangetang in Feb 2019. (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
The active northern crater of Karangetang in Feb 2019. (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Night-time view of Karangetang with Venus. (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Night-time view of Karangetang with Venus. (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Gunung Karangtang (South Crater) with lava flows, View From A Hillside Above Winangun Village, Siau Island, North Maluku, Indonesia (Photo: Jay Ramji)
Gunung Karangtang (South Crater) with lava flows, View From A Hillside Above Winangun Village, Siau Island, North Maluku, Indonesia (Photo: Jay Ramji)
 



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