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Mount Guntur

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Location  West Java, Indonesia
Volcanic arc/belt  Pacific Ring of Fire
Last eruption  1847
Listing  Ribu
Mountain type  Stratovolcano
Elevation  2,249 m
Province  West Java
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Similar  Gunung Cikuray, Mount Papandayan, Mount Cereme, Mount Gede, Talagabodas

Mount guntur

Mount Guntur or Gunung Guntur is an active stratovolcano in western Java. It is part of a complex of several overlapping stratovolcanoes about 10 km (6.2 mi) northwest of the city of Garut. The last eruption was in 1847. At an elevation of 2,249 m (7,379 ft), Mount Guntur rises about 1,500 m (4,900 ft) above the plain of Garut. It produced frequent explosive eruptions in the 19th century, making it one of the most active volcanoes of western Java. Since then it has not erupted. The name Guntur means "thunder" in the Indonesian language.


Map of Mount Guntur, Sukawangi, Tarogong Kaler, Garut Regency, West Java, Indonesia

The Kamojang crater, a geothermal power field and a tourist site, is located on the slopes of Mount Guntur.


Mount Guntur Wikipedia

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