Patuha

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  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
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  • Last Known Eruption
  • 7.16°S
  • 107.4°E

  • 2434 m
    7984 ft

  • 263070
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Patuha.

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The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Patuha. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Patuha 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


The forested twin volcano Gunung Patuha rises SW of the Bandung plain. The volcano, viewed here from the NW with the Rancabali lava flow in the foreground, contains two summit craters 600 m apart along a NW-SE line. The SE crater, Kawah Putih, is mined for sulfur. No historical eruptions are known from Patuha.

Anonymous photo, 1985.
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An aerial view from the NNW shows the two summit craters of Gunung Patuha volcano in the foreground. Steep-walled Taman Saat crater (left) is located NW of lake-filled Kawah Putih (right). The dashed circle at the middle left marks the Tugeslibde crater.

Photo published in Taverne, 1926 "Vulkaanstudien op Java," (courtesy of Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).
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Forested Taman Saat crater, seen here in an aerial view from the south, is one of two summit craters at Gunung Patuha volcano. The steep-walled Taman Saat crater is about 350 m wide and 165 m deep. No historical eruptions are known from Patuha volcano.

Photo published in Taverne, 1926 "Vulkaanstudien op Java," (courtesy of Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).
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Kawah Putih is the SE-most of two summit craters at Gunung Patuha. This view from the SW shows the Bandung plain in the distance. The lake-filled Kawah Putih, 3-3.5 km wide and 180 m deep, is mined for sulfur.

Photo published in Taverne, 1926 "Vulkaanstudien op Java," (courtesy of Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).
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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


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

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