Komba Island, Batu Tara volcano

Komba Island, Batu Tara volcano

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Batu-Tara

Country:Indonesia
Subregion Name:Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia)
Volcano Number:0604-26=
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Volcano Status:Historical
Last Known Eruption:2010 
Summit Elevation:748 m2,454 feet
Latitude:7.792°S7°47’30″S
Longitude:123.579°E123°34’45″E
The small isolated island of Batu Tara in the Flores Sea about 50 km north of Lembata (fomerly Lomblen) Island contains a scarp on the eastern side similar to the Sciara del Fuoco of Italy’s Stromboli volcano. Vegetation covers the flanks of Batu Tara to within 50 m of the 748-m-high summit. Batu Tara lies north of the main volcanic arc and is noted for its potassic leucite-bearing basanitic and tephritic rocks. The first historical eruption from Batu Tara, during 1847-52, produced explosions and a lava flow.

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