Manuk

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Manuk
Highest point
Elevation 282 m (925 ft) [1]
Coordinates 5°32′38″S 130°18′19″E / 5.5439°S 130.3054°E / -5.5439; 130.3054Coordinates: 5°32′38″S 130°18′19″E / 5.5439°S 130.3054°E / -5.5439; 130.3054
Geography
Location Banda Sea, Indonesia
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Manuk Island in the north east of the Barat Daya Islands

Manuk is an uninhabited volcanic island located in the Banda Sea, Indonesia. Administratively it is part of the Maluku Tengah Regency, Maluku Province.[2]

Manuk means bird in various Austronesian languages.

Mount Manuk[edit]

Mount Manuk is a truncated andesitic volcano on Manuk Island. Rising 3,000 m from the sea floor, it is the easternmost volcano of the Banda Arc chain that forms a volcanic island. No confirmed historical eruptions are known from Manuk.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Manuk". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2006-12-29. 
  2. ^ Maluku Tengah Regency