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Galunggung

Galunggung, Linggawangi, Leuwisari, Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia

Mountain Peak
Volcano

Mount Galunggung is an active stratovolcano in West Java, Indonesia, around 80 km  southeast of the West Java provincial capital, Bandung to the east of the West Java town of Tasikmalaya). Mount Galunggung is part of the Sunda Arc extending through Sumatra, Java and Bali, which has resulted from the subduction of the Australian plate beneath the Eurasian plate. Galunggung had its first historical eruption in 1500 that produced pyroclastic flows and lahars that killed 4,011 people.

Location of Galunggung