Arjuno-Welirang Volcano | John Seach


East Java, Indonesia

7.72 S, 112.58 E, 
summit elevation 3339 m

The volcano consists of two peaks Arjuno (3339 m) and Welirang (3156 m) separated by 5.7 km. Craters are aligned on SSE-NNW line. Solfatara are located at two places on Welirang.

Arjuno-Welirang Volcano - John Seach

2002 Activity
Satellite images showed hotspots in at the summit region between August-October 2002.

1991 Steam Plumes
Steam plume was photographed from the Space Shuttle on 13th September 1991. Plume originated from Gunung Welirang.

1952 Eruption
An eruption occurred in August from Kawah Plupuh on the NW flank.

1950 Eruption
An explosive eruption occurred in the NW part of Gunung Welirang in October 1950.

Further reading
Inguaggiato, S., Mazzini, A., Vita, F. and Sciarra, A., 2018. The Arjuno-Welirang Volcanic Complex and the connected Lusi system: geochemical evidences. Marine and Petroleum Geology90, pp.67-76.

Sumotarto, U., 2018. Geothermal Energy Potential of Arjuno and Welirang Volcanoes Area, East Java, Indonesia. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research8(1), pp.614-624.

Arjuno-Welirang Volcano Eruptions

1991, 1952, 1950