Halmahera, Bibinoi volcano

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Halmahera, Bibinoi volcano



Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Halmahera (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0608-073

Volcano Type: Stratovolcanoes

Volcano Status: Holocene

Last Known Eruption: Unknown

Summit Elevation: 900 m 2,953 feet

Latitude: 0.77°S 0°46’0″S

Longitude: 127.72°E 127°43’0″E

Bukit Bibinoi (Bibinoi Hill) is the largest and SE-most of a group of three andesitic Holocene stratovolcanoes located along a NW-SE line near the SE tip of Bacan Island, west of the southern tip of Halmahera (Yasin, 1980). The smaller Songsu and Lansa volcanoes straddle a narrow isthmus separating the SE-most peninsula of Bacan Island from the Sibela Mountains metamorphic complex. The Bibinoi volcano group lies along the same trend as the Amasing volcano group, which is located to the NW on the other side of the Sibela Mountains.

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