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Slamet volcano (Central Java, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 16 July-22 July 2014 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 18 July a low level plume from Slamet rose to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 83 km W and N.

Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2014. Report on Slamet. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 16 July-22 July 2014. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 06:00

Slamet volcano (Central Java, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 9 July-15 July 2014 (Continuing Activity)

CVGHM reported that incandescence had been visible 14 times in May and there were ash eruptions reaching 150-1,500 m above Slamet's summit that drifted NW and W. White plumes were typically visible 50-800 m above the summit in May and June. There were 14 moderate ash eruptions during 15-30 June that generated plumes 500-1,400 m above the summit and drifted N and W. ... Read all
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Slamet volcano
stratovolcano 3428 m (11,247 ft)
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.24°S / 109.22°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Slamet volcano eruptions:
1772, 1825, 1835, 1847, 1849, 1860, 1875 (2x), 1885, 1890, 1904, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934(?), 1937, 1939 (2x), 1940, 1943(?), 1944, 1948, 1951 (2x), 1953, 1955, 1957, 1958(2x), 1960-61, 1966, 1967 (Jun-Jul), 1969 (Jun-Aug), 1973 (Aug), 1974 (May), 1988 (Jul), 1999 (May-Sep), 2000 (Jul-Oct) (?), 2009 (April-Sep), 2014
Typical eruption style
explosive
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