Sempu

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  • Country
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  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 1.13°N
  • 124.758°E

  • 1549 m
    5081 ft

  • 266040
  • Latitude
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  • Summit
    Elevation

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Summary of eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 1819 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    

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.

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

The 1549-m-high Sempu stratovolcano was constructed within the 3-km-wide Sempu caldera. Kawah Masem maar was formed in the SW part of the caldera and contains a crater lake. No historical eruptions are known from Sempu. Sulfur has been extracted from fumarolic areas in the maar since 1938.