1995 Eruption of Bromo volcano, Indonesia

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Bromo volcano (Tengger Caldera), Java, Indonesia

The 1995 eruption

volcano number: 0603-31= (according to Volcanoes of the World, 1994 edition)

summit elevation: 2329 m

location: 7.942°S, 112.95°E

Last modified on 11 April 1996

Bromo is a small pyroclastic cone with a wide crater in the vast Tengger Caldera, in E Java, Indonesia. It has been frequently active through 1956 and again since 1980. The most recent eruptions occured in March-May 1995 and October 1995.

Ash plume rising from Bromo, the only historically active volcanic cone within the vast Tengger Caldera, in October 1995. View is towards S or SW. Photo was published in the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" of 15 December 1995 and was taken by Dieter Seidl.

More info about Bromo and Tengger Caldera is available at the follwing sites:

Volcano World has a page about Tengger Caldera

Page set up on 1 January 1996, last modified on 15 July 1996