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  • 7.13°S
  • 107.65°E

  • 2343 m
    7685 ft

  • 263081
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Malabar.

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Volcano Types


Tectonic Setting

Subduction zone
Continental crust (> 25 km)

Rock Types

Andesite / Basaltic Andesite


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Geological Summary

The forested Gunung Malabar stratovolcano, located immediately south of the city of Bandung, is of possible Holocene age (Bronto 1995, pers. comm.). The broad, 2343-m-high basaltic-andesite Gunung Malabar rises north of Wayang-Windu lava dome and west of Kawah Kamojang volcano.

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

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Malabar.

Photo Gallery

The forested Gunung Malabar stratovolcano is the dark-green, partially cloud-covered area (left-center) in this composite NASA Landsat image of western Java (with north to the top). Malabar lies immediately south of the major city of Bandung, partially visible at the top left. The broad, 2343-m-high basaltic-andesite Malabar volcano rises north of Wayang-Windu lava dome (the elongated dark-green area), west of Kawah Kamojang and Guntur volcanoes (right-center), and NW of Kendang volcano (bottom right-center).

NASA Landsat7 image (


The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title.

Bronto S, 1995. . (pers. comm.).

IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior..

Affiliated Databases

Large Eruptions of Malabar Information about large Quaternary eruptions (VEI >= 4) is cataloged in the Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions (LaMEVE) database of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).
WOVOdat WOVOdat is a database of volcanic unrest; instrumentally and visually recorded changes in seismicity, ground deformation, gas emission, and other parameters from their normal baselines. It is sponsored by the World Organization of Volcano Observatories (WOVO) and presently hosted at the Earth Observatory of Singapore.
EarthChem EarthChem develops and maintains databases, software, and services that support the preservation, discovery, access and analysis of geochemical data, and facilitate their integration with the broad array of other available earth science parameters. EarthChem is operated by a joint team of disciplinary scientists, data scientists, data managers and information technology developers who are part of the NSF-funded data facility Integrated Earth Data Applications (IEDA). IEDA is a collaborative effort of EarthChem and the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS).
Smithsonian Collections Search the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections database. Go to the "Search Rocks and Ores" tab and use the Volcano Name drop-down to find samples.