Mount Dempo

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Mount Dempo
Gunung Dempo
A tea plantation on the outskirts of Mount Dempo
Highest point
Elevation 3,173 m (10,410 ft) [1][2]
Prominence 2,450 m (8,040 ft) [2][3]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 4°00′57″S 103°07′42″E / 4.01583°S 103.12833°E / -4.01583; 103.12833Coordinates: 4°00′57″S 103°07′42″E / 4.01583°S 103.12833°E / -4.01583; 103.12833[2]
Mount Dempo is located in Sumatra Topography
Mount Dempo
Mount Dempo
Sumatra, Indonesia
Parent range Bukit Barisan
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption January 2009

Mount Dempo is the highest stratovolcano in South Sumatra province that rises above Pasumah Plain near Pagar Alam and adjacent with Bengkulu Province. Seven craters are found around the summit. A 400 m wide lake is found at the north-west end of the crater complex.[1][4]

The most recent activity has been in 2009. Historical activity has been confined to being small-to-moderate explosive activity that produced ashfall near the volcano.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Dempo". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  2. ^ a b c "Mountains of the Indonesian Archipelago" gives an elevation of 3,159 m and a prominence of 2,446 m for Mount Dempo. Retrieved 2012-02-06.
  3. ^ "Dempo, Indonesia" Retrieved 2012-02-06.
  4. ^ "Semuanya Terbayar saat Tiba di Puncak Gunung Dempo". April 24, 2012. 

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