Gunung Putri

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  • 7.136°S
  • 108.076°E

  • 1538 m
    5045 ft

  • 263160
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Basic Data

Volcano Number

Last Known Eruption




1538 m / 5045 ft


Volcano Types

Lava dome

Rock Types

Andesite / Basaltic Andesite

Tectonic Setting

Subduction zone
Continental crust (> 25 km)


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Within 10 km
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Geological Summary

Gunung Putri is a peak in an area of eroded Quaternary volcanoes at the northern end of a chain extending north from Galunggung. The Kawah Karaha fumarole field about 1.4 km N of the summit covers an area of 250 x 80 m and contains a sulfur deposit. The Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World (Neumann van Padang, 1951) reported an uncertain phreatic eruption in May 1861. Tripp et al. (2002) indicated based on drilling that the Kawah Karaha field is part of a geothermal system originating from an intrusive body below Telaga Bodas (Talagabodas).


The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography.

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

Moore J N, Allis R, Renner J L, Mildenhall D, McCulloch J, 2002. Petrologic evidence for boiling to dryness in the Karaha-Telaga Bodas geothermal system, Indonesia. Proc 27th Workshop Geotherm Res Ing, Stanford Univ, Jan 28-30, 2002, SGP-TR171, 10 p.

Neumann van Padang M, 1951. Indonesia. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World and Solfatara Fields, Rome: IAVCEI, 1: 1-271.

Tripp, A, Moore, J, Ussher, G, McCulloch, J, 2002. Gravity modeling of the Karaha - Telaga Bodas geothremal system, Indonesia. PROCEEDINGS, Twenty-seventh Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 28-30, 2002.

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

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Gunung Putri.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

Affiliated Sites

Large Eruptions of Gunung Putri 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).
MODVOLC - HIGP MODIS Thermal Alert System Using infrared satellite Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data, scientists at the Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawai'i, developed an automated system called MODVOLC to map thermal hot-spots in near real time. For each MODIS image, the algorithm automatically scans each 1 km pixel within it to check for high-temperature hot-spots. When one is found the date, time, location, and intensity are recorded. MODIS looks at every square km of the Earth every 48 hours, once during the day and once during the night, and the presence of two MODIS sensors in space allows at least four hot-spot observations every two days. Each day updated global maps are compiled to display the locations of all hot spots detected in the previous 24 hours. There is a drop-down list with volcano names which allow users to 'zoom-in' and examine the distribution of hot-spots at a variety of spatial scales.
MIROVA Middle InfraRed Observation of Volcanic Activity (MIROVA) is a near real time volcanic hot-spot detection system based on the analysis of MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) data. In particular, MIROVA uses the Middle InfraRed Radiation (MIR), measured over target volcanoes, in order to detect, locate and measure the heat radiation sourced from volcanic activity.