Teon

Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 6.976°S
  • 129.144°E

  • 728 m
    2388 ft

  • 265050
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

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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
1904 Jun 3 Unknown Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1693 Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations
1663 Jan 18 Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations
1660 Feb Unknown Confirmed 4 Historical Observations
1659 Nov 11 Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations

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Photo Gallery


Teon Island, seen here from the south, is a roughly 15-km-wide island in the western Banda Sea. The 655-m-high forested summit rises 3700 m above the sea floor. Explosive eruptions, the most severe of which was in 1660, have been recorded since the 17th century from Teon (also known as Serawerna).

Photo by Ruska Hadian, 1975 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


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

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