Major destructive volcanic eruptions in Indonesian history, 1006-1996

Further reading

Boers, Bernice de Jong, ‘Mount Tambora in 1815: a volcanic eruption in Indonesia and its aftermath', Indonesia 60 (Oct 1995), 37-60.

‘Narratives of the effects of the eruption from Tomboro Mountain in the island of Sumbawa on the 11th and 12th of April 1815’, Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen 8 (1816), pp. 1-25.

Neumann von Padang, M., Catalogue of the active volcanoes of the world including solfatara fields: Part I, Indonesia. Naples: International Volcanological Association, 1951.

Simkin, Tom, et al., Volcanoes of the world: a regional directory, gazetteer, and chronology of volcanism during the last 10,000 years. Stroudsburg: Hutchinson Ross, 1981

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)


Year span

1006 - 1996