Wilis

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

  • 2563 m
    8407 ft

  • 263270
  • Latitude
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  • Summit
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Eruptive History


Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).


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

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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.
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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).
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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


The following 3 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections. Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description
NMNH 76869-422 Unidentified
NMNH 76869-423 Unidentified
NMNH 76869-424 Unidentified

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