Aceh, Bur ni Telong Volcano

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Aceh, Bur ni Telong Volcano

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Bur-ni-Telong

Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Sumatra (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0601-05=

Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

Volcano Status: Historical

Last Known Eruption: 1937 

Summit Elevation: 2617 m 8,586 feet

Latitude: 4.769°N 4°46’8″N

Longitude: 96.821°E 96°49’16″E

The conical Bur ni Telong volcano was constructed at the southern base of the massive Bur ni Geureudong volcanic complex, one of the largest in northern Sumatra. The historically active Bur ni Telong volcano lies 4.5 km from the summit of Geureudong and grew to a height of 2624 m. The summit crater of Bur ni Telong has migrated to the ESE, leaving arcuate crater rims. Lava flows are exposed on the southern flank. Explosive eruptions were recorded during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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