Batu Tara

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Batu Tara alias Komba
Ash Plume from Batu Tara 2010-03-15.jpg
Batu Tara and the Lesser Sunda Islands as seen from the NASA MODIS satellite.
Highest point
Elevation 748 m (2,454 ft) [1]
Coordinates 7°47′31″S 123°34′44″E / 7.792°S 123.579°E / -7.792; 123.579Coordinates: 7°47′31″S 123°34′44″E / 7.792°S 123.579°E / -7.792; 123.579
Geography
Batu Tara alias Komba is located in Indonesia Maluku
Batu Tara alias Komba
Batu Tara alias Komba
Batu Tara
Location East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Geology
Age of rock Holocene
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption 2007 to 2015 (ongoing)

Batu Tara stratovolcano is a small isolated island in the Flores Sea in Indonesia. Vegetations covers the flanks of Batu Tara. The first historical eruption occurred in 1852 with explosions and lava flows.[1]

Batu Tara eruption, photo courtesy Mike Mate

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