Mt. Sorik Merapi


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Mountain Sorik Merapi; Sorieg Berapi; Seret Berapi
Mount Sorik Marapi is one of the mountains that fall into the normal active category, therefore this mountain continues to observed its activity.
At the last eruption (1987), Sorik Marapi spewed dust and hot lava flowing into Pasaman Regency in West Sumatra.
Batang Gadis National Park


ProvinceNorth Sumatra
City/RegencyKabupaten Mandailing Natal
  1. Kecamatan Batang Natal
  2. Kecamatan Puncak Sorik Merapi
Village1.1 Desa Bulu Soma2.1 Desa Sibanggor Julu


Stratovulcan (with crater lake)
a volcano/ Active
History of Eruption;
  1. …?1830,
  2. …?1879,
  3. …?1892,
  4. …?1893,
  5. …?1917,
  6. …?1970,
  7. …?1986
  8. …?1987
  9. …?
Elevation (meters above sea level);
2.145 m (7.037 ft)
Type of eruption;
The character of the eruption of Mount Sorik Marapi is a phreatic eruption and ash eruption bursts of mud…
  1. Cloudy Mountain Morphology Unit; Occupying most of the research areas in the southeast, northeast and northwest, dendritic river flow patterns, young adult stadia, 500-900 meters above sea level.
  2. Morphological unit of the remaining volcano body; Occupying the north of Sorik Marapi peak, steep slopes, 600-1200 meters above sea level.
  3. Unit of Morphology Remaining Slope of Old Volcano; Occupying the western and northeastern peaks, dendritic river flow patterns, steep slopes, altitude of 1400-1800 meters above sea level.
  4. Unit of Lava Morphology and Lava Sorik Lava Sorik Tua The length of the east-west direction and occupies about 15% of the area of ​​research. The western slopes sloped and sloped in the eastern dendritic river flow pattern,
  5. young stadium, the height of 1200-1600 meters above sea level.
  6. Unit of Morphology of Sorapi Marapi slopes; Extends east-west along the road to Christmas, medium slopes, radial river flow patterns, young stadia, 1200-1600 meters above sea level.
  7. The Morphological Unit of Cones of Marapi; Occupying part of Sorapi Marapi Young cone, bumpy, steep slopes, radial river flow pattern, young stadia, altitude 1600-2150 meters above sea level.
  8. Alluvial Plains Morphological Unit; Occupying the north and northeast, relatively flat, is formed by the alluvial deposits produced from rivers in the adult-age stadia, a height of 400-500 meters above sea level.
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