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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00736

Semeru volcano rises above the coastal plain in Java, shown here producing a small ash plume in 1985. Larger eruptions occasionally produce pyroclastic flows and lahars that reach as far as the lower flanks of the volcano. Semeru (also known as Mahameru: "Great Mountain") has been in near-continuous activity since 1818. Photo by Tom Casadevall, 1985 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Semeru volcano rises above the coastal plain in Java, shown here producing a small ash plume in 1985. Larger eruptions occasionally produce pyroclastic flows and lahars that reach as far as the lower flanks of the volcano. Semeru (also known as Mahameru: "Great Mountain") has been in near-continuous activity since 1818.

Photo by Tom Casadevall, 1985 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Keywords: stratovolcano | ash plume | ash | plume | eruption


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