Old lava domes of Wayang Windu (Kawah Wayang, Kawah Burung)

Published: 20th August 2019

Wayang-Windu is a series of andesitic lava domes about 30 km S of Bandung and immediately S of Malabar volcano. Both Gunung Wayang and Gunung Windu (also known as Kahuru, locally) have fumarolic areas. The fumarolic area at Windu is named `Kawah Burung` and at Wayang, `Kawah Wayang` Read more about Wayang Windu at the Global Volcanism Program.

Location: Bandung Regency, West-Java, Indonesia.


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18th August

Photo 0. Wayang-Windu seen from the West. Wayang is the two domes to the left, and Windu (also called Kahuru) to the right. The white steam plume in the foreground, comes from a Geothermal plant.
Photo 1. Wayang fumarolic area is located on the flank of Wayang. This aerial photo is taken from the West looking East.
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Photo 4. Some fumarolic activity can be seen on some spots. The fumarolic area is approximately 200m long.
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Photo 10. One of the peaks of Wayang.
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Photo 12. Aerial photo from above gunung Wayang, looking East. In the background a group of overlapping stratovolcanoes can be seen, incl. the historically active Guntur volcano. In the far background is the highest volcano in West-Java, Ciremai, 95km away.
Photo 13. Windu (Kawah Burung) fumarolic area, located on the lower flank of Windu.
Photo 14. No fumarolic activity was seen on Kawah Burung on my aerial photos.
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Photo 24. Exposed rock side on Windu. Maybe a scar from a landslide?
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Photo 26. Windu seen from the summit of Wayang. looking from North to South direction.
Photo 27. Hill below Windu.