West Java, Gunung Palosari Forest Park

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West Java, Gunung Pulosari Forest Park




Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Java (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0603-01=

Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

Volcano Status: Holocene

Last Known Eruption: Unknown

Summit Elevation: 1346 m 4,416 feet

Latitude: 6.342°S 6°20’30″S

Longitude: 105.975°E 105°58’30″E

Pulosari volcano at the western end of Java lies south of the 15-km-wide Pleistocene Danau caldera. The summit of Pulosari stratovolcano contains a nearly 300-m-deep crater with active solfataras on its wall. The 1346-m-high basaltic-to-andesitic Pulosari volcano lies across a low saddle from the higher Karang volcano, which was constructed on the SE rim of Danau caldera.

(Surat Keputusan) Menhut No. 297/Menhut-II/2004, 10 Agustus 2004. Luas areal 35,81 hektar.

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