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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01002

Sinabung volcano, seen here from Tigapancur village, is a prominent stratovolcano on the Karo Plateau in NW Sumatra. Levees of large lava flows (left-center) are prominent on the flanks of the volcano. At the time that this photo was taken in 1982, no confirmed historical eruptions were known. Photo by S. Wikartadipura, 1982 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

Sinabung volcano, seen here from Tigapancur village, is a prominent stratovolcano on the Karo Plateau in NW Sumatra. Levees of large lava flows (left-center) are prominent on the flanks of the volcano. At the time that this photo was taken in 1982, no confirmed historical eruptions were known.

Photo by S. Wikartadipura, 1982 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

Keywords: stratovolcano


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