Sukaria Caldera

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  • 8.792°S
  • 121.77°E

  • 1500 m
    4920 ft

  • 264120
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There are no activity reports for Sukaria Caldera.



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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Sukaria Caldera. If this volcano has had large eruptions prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. 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. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

Kemmerling G L L, 1929. Vulkanen van Flores. Vulk Seism Meded Dienst Mijnw Ned-Indie, 10: 1-138.

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

The poorly known Sukaria caldera in central Flores Island, NE of Iya volcano, is 8 km in diameter. A 750-m-high northern caldera wall rises above the village of Sukaria in the center of the caldera. The southern caldera wall is very irregular. A small fumarolic area on the western flank contains several vents that eject geyser-like water columns with a smell of hydrogen sulfide. No historical eruptions are known from the caldera.