Mount Wurlali

The Wurlali

The Wurlali ( Indonesian Gunung Wurlali, also Wuwapla ) is a stratovolcano on the east coast of the Indonesian island of Damar. It is 868 m, the highest mountain on the island.

The Wurlali is the most active volcano in historical time of the Banda arc. He was at the northern end of a five- kilometer-wide caldera. On the southwest flank of the crater occurs from sulfur. The last eruption took place in 1892.

1993 there was an earthquake, landslides and smoke. 4000 people were evacuated. On January 23, 2003, there was an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1. Close to the beach, south-west of the volcano, hot springs emerge.

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