Bukit Lumut Balai

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  • Indonesia
  • Indonesia
  • Stratovolcano?
  • Unknown - Unrest / Holocene
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  • Last Known Eruption
  • 4.22°S
  • 103.62°E

  • 2055 m
    6740 ft

  • 261240
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Bukit Lumut Balai is a heavily eroded volcano consisting of three eruption centers, two on Bukit Lumut and one on the NE side of Bukit Balai, 5 km to the east. Large lava flows occur on the north side of Bukit Balai. The age of the latest eruption of the volcano is not known, but active fumarole fields are found in two crescentic basins that open to the north on Bukit Lumut.

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Bukit Lumut Balai. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Bukit Lumut Balai page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

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.



Synonyms
Loemoet Balai, Boekit


Cones
Feature Name Feature Type Elevation Latitude Longitude
Balai, Bukit Stratovolcano 1226 m 4° 11' 0" S 103° 42' 0" E
Lumut, Bukit Stratovolcano 2055 m 4° 13' 0" S 103° 37' 0" E


Craters
Feature Name Feature Type Elevation Latitude Longitude
Anget Crater
Sepanas Crater


Thermal
Feature Name Feature Type Elevation Latitude Longitude
Ayer Panas
    Ajer Panas
Thermal

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Bukit Lumut Balai.

The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title.

IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior..

Neumann van Padang M, 1951. Indonesia. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World and Solfatara Fields, Rome: IAVCEI, 1: 1-271.

Volcano Types

Stratovolcano?

Tectonic Setting

Subduction zone
Continental crust (> 25 km)

Rock Types

Major
Andesite / Basaltic Andesite

Population

Within 5 km
Within 10 km
Within 30 km
Within 100 km
86
1,295
36,785
1,790,124

Affiliated Databases

Large Eruptions of Bukit Lumut Balai Information about large Quaternary eruptions (VEI >= 4) is cataloged in the Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions (LaMEVE) database of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).
WOVOdat WOVOdat is a database of volcanic unrest; instrumentally and visually recorded changes in seismicity, ground deformation, gas emission, and other parameters from their normal baselines. It is sponsored by the World Organization of Volcano Observatories (WOVO) and presently hosted at the Earth Observatory of Singapore.
EarthChem EarthChem develops and maintains databases, software, and services that support the preservation, discovery, access and analysis of geochemical data, and facilitate their integration with the broad array of other available earth science parameters. EarthChem is operated by a joint team of disciplinary scientists, data scientists, data managers and information technology developers who are part of the NSF-funded data facility Integrated Earth Data Applications (IEDA). IEDA is a collaborative effort of EarthChem and the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS).
Smithsonian Collections Search the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections database. Go to the "Search Rocks and Ores" tab and use the Volcano Name drop-down to find samples.