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Merbabu

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  • Indonesia
  • Sunda Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 1797 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 7.454°S
  • 110.44°E

  • 3,118 m
    10,230 ft

  • 263240
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Merbabu.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Merbabu.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Merbabu.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1797 Confirmed Eruption VEI: 2

Episode 1 | Eruption
1797 - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1797    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1586 ] Discredited Eruption

[ 1570 ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption
1570 - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

1560 Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption
1560 - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 3 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
   - - - -    - - - - Bombs
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Merbabu.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Merbabu.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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