Saturday, August 22, 2009

LIST VOLCANO OF INDONESIA>VOLCANO NORTH MALUKU

There are 6 active volcanoes in north Maluku, about 4 volcanoes classified as A type and 2 volcanoes classified B type.

1)VOLCANO DUKONO
Located in north side of Halmahera Island.It's hight 1087 m above sea level.Other name of this volcano are Dukoko, Tolo. The volcano is starto and classified as A type volcano. Two routes available to hike up peak zone:1)Tobelo-Papilo-Peak.2)Galela-Kakuya-Peak.

2)VOLCANO GAMKONORA
Located in district Ibu, Kawedanan Jailolo, regency North Maluku. It's high 1635 m above sea level.The volcano is starto and classified as A type volcano.Other name of this volcanoes: Gamkunora, Gammacanore. Hike up peak can be done from Gamsungi direct to crater pass through local coconut plantation, bamboo, then grass till elevation 1100 m.Camping by tent can be done on this elevation, and continue the hike on  next day.

3)VOLCANO GAMALAMA
Located in Ternate Island north side of Halmahera.It's high 1715 m above sea level and 2700 above base level. The volcano is starto and clasified as A type. To reach the peak, it's normally done by hiking from village Marikrubu with normal duration 3 hours of hiking. The village can be accessed from Ternate for about half hour.

4)VOLCANO KIE BESI
Located in Makian Island, district Ngofakiaha, regency North Maluku. High of the volcano 1357 m above sea level.This volcano is starto and clasified as A type volcano. Other name of this volcano is Wakiong. To hike up peak, it's normally started from village Sabaleh for 3 hour of hiking. The hike is easy, but hard to descend the base of bright crater due to it's steepness, almost vertical.

OTHER VOLCANO
Other volcanoes in North Maluku classified as B type volcanoes: volcano Tokodo and volcano Malupang Warirang.

NOTE
Name of district may changes, and access may got better.
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