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Salak volcano

stratovolcano 2211 m / 7,254 ft
West Java, Indonesia
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Salak volcano eruptions: 1938, 1935, 1919, 1902-03, 1780, 1698-99No recent earthquakes
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Salak volcano is at the NE end of an old eroded volcanic chain. Historic eruptions from Salak volcano were phreatic explosions from craters on its flank in a prominent fumarole area. Salak volcano is an area with intense hydrothermal exploration.

Background:

Flank cones occur on the SW flank and at the northern foot of the forested volcano. The summit is truncated by 2 large breached craters, one to the NE and one to the WN. The western crater breach originated from a debris avalanche that left a deposit extensing 10 km to the WNW from the summit.

2007 fatalities (6 students aphyxiated)
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