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Sarik-Gajah volcano

Pyroclastic cones
Sumatra, Indonesia, 0.08°N / 100.19°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Sarik-Gajah volcano books
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Sarik-Gajah volcano eruptions:
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 7 Oct 2019
Mon, 7 Oct 18:59 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km18 kmSouthern Sumatra, Indonesia
The Sarik volcanic andesitic/basaltic center consists of two young cones with vegetated, but uneroded surfaces.

Background:

The andesitic-dacitic Gajah center, 10 km to the SW, consists of a single cone with a rubbly lava flow. Both centers were considered to be of Pleistocene or Holocene age (Rock et al., 1983).

Source: Smithsonian GVP


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