Kunyit

Photo of this volcano
  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Unrest / Holocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 2.274°S
  • 101.483°E

  • 2151 m
    7055 ft

  • 261171
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Kunyit.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Kunyit.

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Kunyit. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Kunyit page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Photo Gallery


Erosionally dissected Kunyit volcano rises above fields below its eastern flank. The summit of Guning Kunyit has two craters open to the south. The uppermost crater contains a small crater lake. The age of the latest eruptive activity from Kunyit is not known, although fumarolic activity occurs at the youngest summit crater.

Photo courtesy of Volcanological Survey of Indonesia, 1981.
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


There are no samples for Kunyit in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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