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Wilis

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  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 7.808°S
  • 111.758°E

  • 2563 m
    8409 ft

  • 263270
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Wilis.

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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

There is data available for 1 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 1641 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Wilis.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Wilis.

Photo Gallery

Lake Ngebel, located on the lower western flank of Gunung Wilis, displays fumaroles and mud pots. The lake is viewed here from its SSE shore. Wilis is a solitary volcanic massif surrounded by low-elevation plains on all but its southern side. It was formed during three episodes dating back to the mid Pleistocene, and the most recent cone grew during the Holocene. No historical eruptions are known from Wilis volcano.

Anonymous photo, 1987.
See title for photo information.
The irregular summit profile of Gunung Wilis volcano rises above fields on its eastern flank. This solitary volcanic massif, located between Lawu and Kelut volcanoes, is surrounded by low-elevation plains on all but its southern side. Wilis formed during three episodes dating back to the mid Pleistocene. The youngest edifice is of Holocene age, but no confirmed historical eruptions are known from Wilis volcano. Fumaroles and mud pots occur near Lake Ngebel on the lower western flank of Gunung Wilis.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 2000 (Smithsonian Institution).
See title for photo information.
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: Australia, Indonesia
Publisher: DMA & Defence Department, AIS, Melbourne,Australia
Country: Indon, Australia
Year: 1980
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Australia, Indonesia

Title: Geology of Australia
Publisher: BMR, Geology & Geophysics, Dept Natural Resources
Country: Australia
Year: 1976
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of Geology of Australia

Title: Surakarta
Publisher: Director of Military Survey, UK
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1966
Series: 1501 (G)
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Surakarta

Title: Surabaja
Publisher: Director of Military Survey, UK
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1966
Series: 1501 (A)
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Surabaja

Title: Tulungagung
Publisher: Director of Military Survey, UK
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1966
Series: 1501 (G)
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Tulungagung

Title: Ngadiluwih
Publisher: US Army Map Service (Far East)
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1964
Series: T725
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Ngadiluwih

Title: Blitar
Publisher: US Army Map Service (Far East)
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1964
Series: T725
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Blitar

Title: Kandat
Publisher: US Army Map Service (Far East)
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1964
Series: T725
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Kandat

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

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

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

Title: Blitar
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1945
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Blitar

Title: Soerabaja
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1945
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Soerabaja
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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