Mount Dempo

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Mount Dempo
Gunung Dempo
A tea plantation on the outskirts of Mount Dempo
Highest point
Elevation3,173 m (10,410 ft) [1][2]
Prominence2,450 m (8,040 ft) [2][3]
Coordinates4°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
Mount Dempo
Mount Dempo
Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Dempo is located in Indonesia
Mount Dempo
Mount Dempo
Mount Dempo (Indonesia)
Parent rangeBukit Barisan
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionJanuary 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-metre (1,300 ft) 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. Archived from the original on September 9, 2012.

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