Sunday, August 15, 2010

VOLCANO SUNDORO / SINDORO

Volcano Sindoro is twin of volcano Sumbing, separated by saddle Kledung which is actually part of the main road of Wonosobo-Temanggung regencies. This volcano located between those two regencies ( Wonosobo-Temanggung), Central Java, Indonesia. This is a strato volcano rising up to elevation 3150,7 m alt. Based on it's historical volcanic eruption, the eruption of volcano Sindoro was previvously known as Strombolian Eruption Type.

PEAK OS SINDORO
Name of Sindoro come from word sundoro, mean aromatic or fragrant. This name reflects the existence of Edelweiss Flore "Garden" on peak zone that make peak zone fragrant. Sindoro has rest of wide crater which it's base look like wide sandy flat carpet.This rest of the crater can be descended to have a looks closer.

On good weather, we could see "closed up view" of rising peak of volcano Sumbing breaking through white cloud, also views of some volcanoes of central and west java, such us:Volcano Merapi, Volcano Merbabu, Volcano Lawu, Volcano Slamet, Complex Of Volcano Dieng, and Volcano Ciremai in the distance.

ACCESS TO SUMMIT OF SINDORO
There some trekking path available heading for summit of volcano Sindoro, but most popular one  is trekking route Kledung locating at sub-village Kledung, village Reco, district Parakan, regency Temanggung, central java. Normal trekking take 6 - 7 hours to arrive on summit of this volcano.

RECORDED HISTORICAL ERUPTION OF SINDORO
First historical eruption was recorded on year of 1818, but the date and month of the eruption were unknown.While latest eruption of year 1806 was doubtful based on eruption data published on 1979 by Indonesia Government. On 1979, after getting calm for more less 60 years, there was a rising magmatic activity without any eruption.
ADDITIONAL INFO:
Object : Volcano Sindoro
Image Capturing Location: From Volcano Sumbing
Image By: Ambo Upe (Olenk)


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