Wednesday, September 23, 2009

VOLCANOE> FLORES


Flores is included in Lesser Sunda Islands. Volcanoes in this area are formed because of oceanic crusts and the movement of the shelf itself.There are about 23 volcanoes found in Flores and most of them are A-type volcanoes and some other are B-type and C-type volcanoes.

1)VOLCANO INIELIKA
Located in Bajawa, midle Flores. This is a starto, classified as A-type volcano.Elevation 1559 m.Name of the craters: Wolo Inielika,Wolo Lega, and Wolo Runu.Good path to reach it's peak is from Bajawa about 5 hours of hiking.

2)VOLCANO EBULOBO
Located in district Boa Wae and Mau Ponggo, regency Ngada, middle Flores.This is a starto volcano, classified as A-type volcano.Elevation 2149 m (Atlas Trop. Nederl.).Hiking up peak of this volcano normally done from Boa Wae as starting point of hike with actual duration of hike to the peak approx 3 hours.Boa Wae is accessible from Endeh.

3)VOLCANO IYA
Located in village Rate, Endeh City, middle Flores. This is a starto, and classified as A-type volcano. Elevation 659 m (atlas.Trop. Nederl.).Peak of this volcano can be reached from regency Endeh cross sea toward village Rate.Then from here start the hike up to the peak.

4)VOLCANO KALIMUTU
Located in regency Endeh, middle Flores. This is a starto volcano which is classified as A-type volcano.Elevation of weast Peak 1640 m. Name of craters:1)Tiwu Ata Mbupu(Danau Arwah Orang Tua),2)Tiwu Nua Muri Kooh Fai (Danau Arwah Muda-mudi), and 3) Tiwu Ata Polo (Danau Arwah Yang Ditenung).These three colorful lake crater are accessable from Endeh and Maumere.

5)VOLCANO ROKATENDA
located in Paluweh Island, north of middle Flores.This is a starto volcano, and classified as A-type volcano.Elevation 875 m, lava dome 670 m. Name of craters :Rokatenda, and Rokatinda.Other name of this volcano: Gapirok,Palowe, Luca Raya, Rusa Raja, Nusa Kua, Nuha Lua.Hiking up to the peak can be done from village Uwa as a starting point of hike with actual duration of hike approx 3 hours.

6)VOLCANO LEWOTOBI LAKI-LAKI
Located in district Wulanggitan, East Flores. This is a starto wit lava dome volcano, and classified as A-type volcano.Elevation 1584 m above sea level.Other name of this volcano: Lobetobi,Lewetobi,Lowetbi. Hike up the peak of this volcano can be done from north side at village Duang as starting point of hike. This village located about 7 km from the peak of the volcano. Actual duration of hike to reach the peak is 5 hours actual hiking.

7)LEWOTOBI PEREMPUAN
Located in district Wulanggitan, East Flores. This is twin volcano of Lewotobi Laki-Laki sparated by saddle with hight 1232 m alt.The volcano is a starto, and classified as A-type volcano.Elevation of this volcano is 1703 m above sea level.Other name of this volcano: Lobetobi,Lewetobi,Lowetbi. Name of the craters:
A and B craters.Hike up the peak of this volcano can be done from north side at village Duang as starting point of hike. The same starting point to hike up Lewotobi Laki-laki.

8)VOLCANO LEREBOLENG
Located in district Wulanggitan, East Flores.This is starto volcano,also classified as A-tyep volcano.Elevation of the volcano 1117 m. Name of crater: I-XXIX, Gelimun, Burak. Hiking up the peak of this volcano can be done from village Leworo about 1 1/2 hour of hiking.

9)VOLCANO ILILEWOTOLO
located in northern part of Lomblem Island, East Flores. This is astarto, and classified as A-type volcano. Elevation 1318 m above sea level.Name of the crater: K1 and K2.Other name of this volcano: Levotoli,Lebetolo,Lebetola, Tokojain,Warirang Welirang, Ili Api.The best way to reach the peak of this volcano is via Baupukan- then Kampunglama to the peak.

10)VOLCANO ILIWERUNG
located in south corner of Lomblem Island, East Flores. This is Starto volcano, also classified as A-type volcano.Elevation 1018 m. Name of the craters: Ili Monyet, (D), Ado Wajung (K),Iliwerung,(D),Lositobe Utara and Lusitobe Selatan (K),Ili Gripe (K,D),Ili Penutun (D).The starting point of hike to peak is village Lamaheku,nearest village to the peak

11)VOLCANO BATU TARA
Located in Komba Island, Nusa Tenggara Archipelago.This is an isolated and non inhabited volcanic island in Flores sea, about 48 north side of Lomblem Island. It's crater located in the middle of the island with size 700X900m.This is starto volcano, also classified as A-type volcano.Elevation 740 m from above sea level, and 3750 m above sea floor. To reach this volcanic island, motorboat should be hired from local people living at villages located in one of east side islands of Flores.One of the village where the motorboat available for hire is village Kelikur,district Bala Uring, Lomblem Island.From here it's took approx 1 hour by boat to the vocanic island Batu Tara.

12)VOLCANO SIRUNG
Located south parth of Pantar Island.This is starto volcano also classified as A-Type volcano. Sirung has beautiful crater lake located in base of big caldera in lowest eastern side. Elevation of this volcano is 862 m above sea level.Best route to reach the peak of volcano Sirung:Larantuka-Loilebo-Waiteba-Bornosa Air Panas (By boat).Then the hike began from Air Panas to the peak.

OTHERS VOLCANOES
Other volcanoes are Egon,Inierie,Iliboleng which are classified A-type volcanoes.While other volcanoes are classified B and C-type volcanoes, among them:Illimuda,
Labalekan, and Yersey (submarine volcano) are classified as B-type
volcano.Volcanoes Waisano,Poco Leak, Sukaria, Ndetu Napi, and
Riang Kotang are classified C-type volcano.

NOTE:
Name of district / regency may changes, and road access and other related facilities may got better.


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