Mount Kaba

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Gunung Kaba.jpg
Highest point
Elevation1,952 m (6,404 ft)
Coordinates3°31′S 102°37′E / 3.52°S 102.62°E / -3.52; 102.62
LocationSumatra, Indonesia
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionAugust 2000

Kaba, a twin volcano with Mount Hitam in Bengkulu Province of Indonesia, has an elongated summit crater complex dominated by three large historically active craters trending ENE from the summit to the upper NE flank. The SW-most crater of Gunung Kaba, Kawah Lama, is the largest. Most historical eruptions have affected only the summit region of the volcano. They mostly originated from the central summit craters, although the upper-NE flank crater Kawah Vogelsang also produced explosions during the 19th and 20th centuries. In 1833 an eruption ejected water from the crater lake, forming lahars that produced damage and fatalities at Talang, Klingi, and Bliti villages.

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  • "Kaba". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2018-01-27.

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