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  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
  • Stratovolcano
  • 1904 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 6.976°S
  • 129.144°E

  • 728 m
    2388 ft

  • 265050
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Teon.

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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 5 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1904 Jun 3 Unknown Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1693 Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations
1663 Jan 18 Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations
1660 Feb Unknown Confirmed 4 Historical Observations
1659 Nov 11 Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Teon.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Teon.

Photo Gallery

Teon Island, seen here from the south, is a roughly 15-km-wide island in the western Banda Sea. The 655-m-high forested summit rises 3700 m above the sea floor. Explosive eruptions, the most severe of which was in 1660, have been recorded since the 17th century from Teon (also known as Serawerna).

Photo by Ruska Hadian, 1975 (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

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Title: Banda
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Indonesia
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Banda
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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