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Barus

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  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
  • Stratovolcano
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 3.204°N
  • 98.564°E

  • 1969 m
    6460 ft

  • 261824
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Barus.

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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.

Eruptive History

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

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Barus.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Barus.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Barus.

GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Sidikalang
Publisher: Bakosurtanal, Djakarta
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Sidikalang

Title: Medan
Publisher: Bakosurtanal, Djakarta
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Medan

Title: Pematang Siantar
Publisher: Bakosurtanal, Djakarta
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Pematang Siantar

Title: Tebing Tinggi
Publisher: Bakosurtanal, Djakarta
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Tebing Tinggi

Title: Sondi
Publisher: Badan Koordinasi Survey, Bakosurtanal
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1982
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Sondi

Title: Pematangsiantar
Publisher: Badan Koordinasi Survey, Bakosurtanal
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1982
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Pematangsiantar

Title: Geologic Map of theTebingtinggi Quadrangle, Sumatra
Publisher: Geol Research & Development Center
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1981
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Geologic Map of theTebingtinggi Quadrangle, Sumatra

Title: Medan
Publisher: US Army Corps of Engineers
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1959
Series: T503
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Medan

Title: Tandjungbalai
Publisher: US Army Corps of Engineers
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1956
Series: T503
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Tandjungbalai

Title: Pangururan
Publisher: US Army Corps of Engineers
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1955
Series: T503
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Pangururan

Title: Medan
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Medan
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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