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Indonesia Volcanoes
by: Dina Indrasafitri

The largest of the outer Islands is the Island of Sulawesi . Sulawesi contains around 20 active volcanoes, Sumbawa and Flores boasts around 30 and the South Moluccas around 15 volcanoes.

Here are two of the famous volcanoes in this area

  • Tambora Volcano
    The most notable in this area is the Tambora volcano in the Banda Sea, on the island of Sumbawa . Its eruption is the only one in Indonesia that could be compared to the Toba volcano eruption. More about the Tambora Volcano and its eruption could be seen here.

  • Kelimutu Volcano
    Another famous volcano is the Kelimutu volcano in the Flores Island with its three-coloured, constantly color-changing lakes, the lake ‘for old people', the lake ‘of young men and maidens' and the ‘bewitched lake'.

About The Author

Dina Indrasafitri, Travel Writer

Dina writes for Streetdirectory Indonesia. Robert J Steiner manages Streetdirectory.co.id & FlowerAdvisor.co.id for online Flowers & Gifts in Indonesia.

After working in Medan for several months and giving a shot at different jobs she finds that her love for writing, food, interior design and her hometown Jakarta had lead her to become a writer at Streetdirectory.com. Dina currently writes on Restaurant and Hotel Reviews in Jakarta.

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