Sindoro

Sindoro volcano map

Type of Volcano: Stratovolcano.

Location:Central Java, near the Dieng Plateau.

Altitude: 3136m.

Mount Sindoro (or Mount Sundoro) is an active stratovolcano in Central Java, close to the Dieng Plateau, in Indonesia. Parasitic craters and cones are found in the northwest-southern flanks; the largest is called Kembang. A small lava dome occupies the volcano’s summit.

Read more in depth information about Sindoro at: The Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program

4th October 2015

Sindoro Sundoro Volcano Central Java Indonesia Dieng Plateau
Sindoro volcano seen from the Dieng Plateau (Mount Prahu)
Sindoro Sundoro Volcano Central Java Indonesia
Sindoro seen emitting a steady plume of steam. The volcano havent erupted since 1970 according to the Smithsonian Institute. This is the first time I have seen gas emissions from the volcano, and I have seen the volcano every year since 2012, from either the Dieng Plateau or the Yogyakarta region.

Sindoro Sundoro Volcano Central Java Indonesia Dieng Plateau

Sindoro Sundoro Volcano Central Java Indonesia
Behind Sindoro, the Sumbing volcano is visible.

Sindoro Sundoro Volcano Central Java Indonesia Sindoro Sundoro Volcano Central Java Indonesia

1th July 2012

Sindoro seen from the Dieng Plateau.
Sindoro seen from the Dieng Plateau.
Farmers return in the afternoon with the potato harvest of the day, Sindoro in the background.
Farmers return in the afternoon with the potato harvest of the day, Sindoro in the background.

Sindoro-volcano-Indonesia-x4 Sindoro Volcano



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