North Sumatra, Sibualbuali Volcano

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North Sumatra, Sibualbuali Volcano


Country: Indonesia

Subregion Name: Sumatra (Indonesia)

Volcano Number: 0601-11=

Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

Volcano Status: Holocene?

Last Known Eruption: Unknown

Summit Elevation: 1819 m 5,968 feet

Latitude: 1.556°N 1°33’20″N

Longitude: 99.255°E 99°15’19″E

Sibualbuali is an eroded Pleistocene stratovolcano with two solfatara fields on the eastern flank. Rhyolitic-dacitic lava domes erupted from fissure vents along the Toru-Asik fault to the south are late Pleistocene or possibly Holocene in age and are considered part of the Sibualbuali volcanic center (Aspden et al., 1982).

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