North Sulawesi, Klabat volcano

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

North Sulawesi, Klabat volcano


Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Sulawesi (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0606-12=

Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

Volcano Status: Fumarolic

Last Known Eruption: Unknown

Summit Elevation: 1995 m 6,545 feet

Latitude: 1.47°N 1°28’0″N

Longitude: 125.03°E 125°2’0″E

Klabat is an isolated symmetrical stratovolcano that rises to 1995 m near the eastern tip of the elongated northern arm of Sulawesi Island. The volcano lies east of the city of Manado (also spelled Menado) and is the highest in Sulawesi. Klabat has a shallow lake in its 170 x 250 m summit crater. No verified historical eruptions have occurred from this volcano, but fumarolic activity has occurred within historical time. A report of an eruption in 1683 probably was from nearby Tongkoko volcano.

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