Inierie

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  • 8.875°S
  • 120.95°E

  • 2245 m
    7364 ft

  • 264080
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Summary of eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
8050 BCE (?) Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) NE side (Wolo Bobo)

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. 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. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

Kemmerling G L L, 1929. Vulkanen van Flores. Vulk Seism Meded Dienst Mijnw Ned-Indie, 10: 1-138.

Nasution A, Takashima I, Muraoka H, Takahashi H, Matsuda K, Akasako H, Futagoishi M, Kusnadi D, Nanlohi F, 2000. The geology and geochemistry of Mataloko-Nage-Bobo geothermal areas, central Flores, Indonesia. Proc World Geotherm Cong 2000, Kyushu-Tohoku, Japan, May 28-June 10, 2000, p 2165-2170.

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

Stolz A J, Varne R, Davies, G R, Wheller G E, Foden J D, 1990. Magma source components in an arc-continent collision zone: the Flores-Lembata sector, Sunda arc, Indonesia. Contr Mineral Petr, 105: 585-601.

Sucipta I G B E, Takashima I, Muraoka H, 2006. Morphometric age and petrological characteristics of volcanic rocks from the Bajawa cinder cone complex, Flores, Indonesia. J Mineral Petr Sci, 101: 48-68.

Sudradjat A, 1977. . (pers. comm.).

Wheller G E, Varne R, Foden J D, Abbott M J, 1987. Geochemistry of Quaternary volcanism in the Sunda-Banda arc, Indonesia, and three-component genesis of island-arc basaltic magmas. J Volc Geotherm Res, 32: 137-160.

The symmetrical Gunung Inierie volcano in south-central Flores overlooks the Sawu Sea, and at 2245 m is the highest volcano on the island. A small steep-walled crater is oriented E-W immediately east of the summit of the conical stratovolcano, whose upper slopes are unvegetated. A somma wall lies west and NW of Inierie (also known as Rokka Peak). A NNW-SSE-trending chain of volcanoes extends from across a low saddle to the NE of Inierie, including 1400-m-high Wolo Bobo. These are part of the Pleistocene Bajawa cinder cone complex, which lies north to east of the volcano. A column of "smoke" is sometimes visible from the crater, as occurred in June 1911. The age of the latest eruption is not known, although the volcano was mapped as Holocene, and an eruption of Wolo Bobo was radiocarbon dated at about 10,000 years ago (Nasution et al., 2000). Hot springs are located at the northern flank of the volcano, and additional geothermal areas are located to the east and NE.