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Mahawu

Latitude (dd): 
1.36
Longitude (dd): 
124.86
Elevation (m): 
1324
Country: 
Indonesia
State (Province, etc): 
Sulawesi
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

Mahawu is a stratovolcano located in Sulawesi, Indonesia.

 


Photo of Mahawu taken from the town of Kinilow, southeast from Manado in north Sulawesi. Photo by Karl-Heinz Haefele.

 


Photo taken from the rim of Mahawu's crater. Fumaroles can be seen to the right. According to the photographer, Karl-Heinz Haefele, you can get to the base of the volcano via public transportation. From there, you must walk about an hour to get to the rim.

 


Source of Information:

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 77 p.