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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06380

Gunung Merapi, constructed on the eastern rim of Ijen caldera, is the volcano's highest peak. The summit of Gunung Merapi, seen here in an aerial view from the NW, is truncated by a flat-floored crater that contains an arcuate forested rim of a cone.  Photo published in Taverne, 1926

Gunung Merapi, constructed on the eastern rim of Ijen caldera, is the volcano's highest peak. The summit of Gunung Merapi, seen here in an aerial view from the NW, is truncated by a flat-floored crater that contains an arcuate forested rim of a cone.

Photo published in Taverne, 1926 "Vulkaanstudien op Java," (courtesy of Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).

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