JEREMY BISHOP / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JEREMY BISHOP / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Gunung Sumbing volcano rising above clouds in central Java, Indonesia. This is a stratovolcano which stands 3371 metres tall. A stratovolcano is formed of lava and rock, and usually has a conical shape. Gunung Sumbing last erupted around 1730. It is part of the Sunda Arc of volcanoes, a fault line caused by the Eurasian tectonic plate overriding the Australian plate to its south.
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