Lembata, Ililabalekan volcano

Written by on July 30, 2012 in Nusatenggara Mountains with 0 Comments

Lembata, Ililabalekan volcano



Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0604-24=

Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

Volcano Status: Fumarolic

Last Known Eruption: Unknown

Summit Elevation: 1018 m 3,340 feet

Latitude: 8.55°S 8°33’0″S

Longitude: 123.38°E 123°23’0″E

Ililabalekan volcano is situated on a prominent peninsula in SW Lembata (formerly Lomblen) Island. A satellitic cone was constructed on the SE flank of the steep-sided volcano. Four craters, one of which contains a lava dome and two small explosion pits, occur at the summit of Mount Labalekan. No historical eruptions are known from the volcano, although fumaroles are found near its summit.

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