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Gede is a stratovolcano with at least 21 eruptions between 1747 and 1957. Eruptions have been moderate to moderate-large in size (VEI=2-3). The eruption in 1840 was the largest and generated pyroclastic flows. The 1947-1948 and 1955 eruptions were phreatic. The 1840 and 1852 eruptions caused damage but no fatalities. Image courtesy of the Landsat Pathfinder Project.
Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.