North Sulawesi, Sempu volcano

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

North Sulawesi, Sempu volcano


Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Sulawesi (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0606-04=

Volcano Type: Caldera

Volcano Status: Fumarolic

Last Known Eruption: Unknown

Summit Elevation: 1549 m 5,082 feet

Latitude: 1.13°N 1°8’0″N

Longitude: 124.758°E 124°45’30″E

The 1549-m-high Sempu stratovolcano was constructed within the 3-km-wide Sempu caldera. Kawah Masem maar was formed in the SW part of the caldera and contains a crater lake. No historical eruptions are known from Sempu. Sulfur has been extracted from fumarolic areas in the maar since 1938.

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