Tarakan volcano

stratovolcano 318 m / 1,043 ft
Halmahera, Indonesien, 1.83°N / 127.83°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Tarakan is a twin volcano 16 km NE of more active Dukono. There is no known historic activity from the two large cinder cones Tarakan Lamo and Tarakan Itji ("big and small Tarakan").

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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Tarakan volcano eruptions: none in historic times

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Background

The 2 Tarakan cinder cones are located near the shore of Galela Bay NE of Dukono volcano. Tarakan Lamo and Tarakan Itji have beautiful summit craters 800 and 500 m in diameter and 160 and 125 m deep, respectively.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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