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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01724

This 10-m-high remnant of a lava spine was at the summit of one of Merapi's older lava domes in 1989 and had collapsed by 2006. The slope to the left drops off steeply into Merapi's summit crater. Photo by Tom Pierson, 1989 (U.S. Geological Survey).

This 10-m-high remnant of a lava spine was at the summit of one of Merapi's older lava domes in 1989 and had collapsed by 2006. The slope to the left drops off steeply into Merapi's summit crater.

Photo by Tom Pierson, 1989 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Keywords: lava dome | spine


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