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Karang volcano

stratovolcano 1776 m / 5,833 ft
West Java, Indonesia, -6.27°S / 106.05°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Karang volcano eruptions: No recent earthquakes
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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.

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.

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