Batu Tara Active Volcano Expedition on November 2012

Batu Tara Volcano is has been active since January 2007 and until this report still ongoing eruption with strombolian eruption every 10-45 minutes erupted. The first historical eruption from Batu Tara, during 1847-52, produced explosions and a lava flow During this trip on November 25-29, 2012

Batu Tara Volcano (pulau komba) is an Isolated in the ofshore Flores Sea about 50 km from Lembata Island or about 78 km from East Flores (Larantuka small town)

Strombolian Eruption, this always continues even no reported of activity since 2006


the Boat and Volcano. Not All Boat have experience with Komba Island, even they are know about the Volcano. so many fisherman thinking the fire is plume from the Midle of Komba Island


Too Closer my Friends…in eastern flank of Batu Tara Volcano


Another strombolian Eruption, This Volcano was incredible eruption with more than 7 years withaut sleep…


for getting the island is not easy, sometimes big waves make difficult to landing and get stable Photo for Night Photography


Delicous fish from Flores Sea at Komba Island

Eruption History
The first historical eruption from Batu Tara, during 1847-52, produced explosions and a lava flow
2006 Report by Fisherman is wake up and Make Fire Plume, and 2008 reported by Garuda Indonesia Pilot
and neversleep …

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