Banda Sea, Teon volcano

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Banda Sea, Teon volcano


Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Banda Sea

Volcano Number: 0605-05=

Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

Volcano Status: Historical

Last Known Eruption: 1904 

Summit Elevation: 655 m 2,149 feet

Latitude: 6.92°S 6°55’0″S

Longitude: 129.125°E 129°7’30″E

Teon, an elongated island in the southwestern Banda arc, is also known as Serawerna, the name of its active crater. Another smaller crater is located to the NNE of Serawerna. Explosive eruptions have been recorded from the andesitic Teon volcano since the 17th century. The largest historical eruption, in 1660, produced pyroclastic flows and surges and caused damage and fatalities.

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