The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
Seulawah Agam is an active stratovolcano at the northwestern tip of Sumatra. It was built within the older lam Teuba caldera. It has a 400 m wide forested summit crater and a crater at 650 m on the NNE flank, the Van Heutsz crater, which has active fumaroles. The last activity of Seulawah Agam was probably a phreatic or hydrothermal explosion in 1839 from the van Heutsz crater.
The CVGHM reported on January 3 that an increase in seismic activity in December-January under the volcano prompted them to raise the alert level(on a scale of 1-4) from 1 (Normal) to 2 (signs of unrest. ...more
The report mentions the last eruptions from the volcano were in May 16 and August 21, 1975 when thunder was heard from the volcano and smoke (ash) was seen emitted from the volcano. [less]
Volcano Calendar 2016: We're proud to present our new volcano calendar 2016: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
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