Mount Sumbing (Sumatra)

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Mount Sumbing
Highest point
Elevation2,507 m (8,225 ft) [1]
Coordinates2°24′50″S 101°43′41″E / 2.414°S 101.728°E / -2.414; 101.728
LocationSumatra, Indonesia
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionMay to June 1921

Mount Sumbing is a stratovolcano in the central region of Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has a complicated summit region with several craters and a 180 m long crater lake.


Only two known historical eruptions have taken place, one in 1909 and another in 1921. Hot springs occurred in the south-west foot of the volcano.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Sumbing". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2006-12-27.