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.
Tidore volcanic complex forms a conisits of 2 volcanoes, the beautiful and conical Kiematabu peak (1730 m) in the south and the lower, broad volcano of Sabale volcano in north, containing a caldera and two cinder cones. Kiematabu peak is the highest volcano of the North Maluku island chain. Maitara Island, 1 km off the NW coast, forms another volcanic edifice belonging to the same chain.
No historic activity is known from the complex.
Introduction to Plate Tectonics: The Earth's upper, rigid layer is broken into several plates which are in constant motion to one another. Most earthquakes and volcanoes occur as result of these plate boundaries.
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