West Sumatra, Kunyit Volcano

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West Sumatra, Kunyit Volcano

http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0601-171

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Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Sumatra (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0601-171

Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

Volcano Status: Fumarolic

Last Known Eruption: Unknown

Summit Elevation: 2151 m 7,057 feet

Latitude: 2.274°S 2°16’27″S

Longitude: 101.483°E 101°28’57″E

Kunyit volcano lies about 10 km south of Lake Kerinci, well to the north of its location listed in Neumann van Padang (1951). The summit of the dacitic, 2151-m-high Kunyit volcano contains two craters open to the south, the uppermost of which has a small crater lake. The age of the latest eruptive activity from Kunyit is not known, although fumarolic activity occurs at the youngest crater on the northern side of the summit area.

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