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Sanggabuana volcano

Stratovolcano 1291 m / 4236 ft
Indonesia, -6.58°S / 107.22°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Sanggabuana volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Sanggabuana volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Volcanic activity at Sanggabuana, a stratovolcano in northwest Java, began in the late Tertiary, but continued into the Quaternary (Bronto 1995, pers. comm.; Soeria-Atmadja, 1998). K-Ar dating on a sample from an andesite lava outcrop yielded an age of about 5.35 Ma (Soeria-Atmadja et al., 1998). Products consist of lava flows alternating with pyroclastic and laharic breccias. There are also several andesitic plugs (Soeria-Atmadja et al., 1998). Sanggabuana is also associated with the Jatiluhur-Sanggabuana-Gunung Subang mineral belt (Soeria-Atmadja et al., 1998).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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