North sulawesi, Ambang volcano

Written by on July 31, 2012 in Sulawesi Mountains with 0 Comments

North sulawesi, Ambang volcano


Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Sulawesi (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0606-02=

Volcano Type: Complex volcano

Volcano Status: Historical

Last Known Eruption: 1845 ± 5 years

Summit Elevation: 1795 m 5,889 feet

Latitude: 0.75°N 0°45’0″N

Longitude: 124.42°E 124°25’0″E

The compound Ambang volcano is the westernmost of the active volcanoes on the northern arm of Sulawesi. The 1795-m-high stratovolcano rises 750 m above lake Danau. Several craters up to 400 m in diameter and five solfatara fields are located at the summit. Ambang’s only known historical eruption, of unspecified character, took place in the 1840s.

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