Batu Tara Volcano

Batu Tara is a stratovolcano located on the small isolated island known as Komba. It has a large central summit crater 900 x 700 meters in diameter, often giving impressive displays of strombolian eruptions. The volcano’s eruptive activity has currently ceased.

Location: Flores Sea, Indonesia
Coordinates: -7.789045, 123.586703
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

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Batu Tara's Eruptive History

Dec 2015-Present Intermittent gas emissions. No explosive eruptions observed.
Nov 2015 Eruptive activity ceased.
2006-2015 After many years of inactivity, Batu Tara erupted producing a large ash plume. The volcano continued to produce impressive strombolian eruptions at 15 minute intervals.
1850 Eruption producing lava flows and dense columns of tephra.

 

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