Mountbaturtrekking.net – The Process Occurrence of Mount Batur, Caldera and Lake Batur, at first old or ancient Mount Batur has elevation more than 4000 meters above sea level. This ancient Batur volcano first erupted about 29,300 years ago and destroyed the upper half of the mountain.
The occurrences of this devastating eruption was followed by the base collapse of Mount Batur measuring 13.8 times 10 km2 circular with a diameter of 7.5 KM and form a steep wall as deep as approximately 400 meters, there was the first caldera. Whatch the video of the process occurrence of Mount Batur, Caldera and Lake Batur bellow!
The second eruption occurred at 20,150 years ago from the present central caldera and lake area and triggered the collapse of the base of Mount Batur, which formed a circular caldera inside the first caldera, and a second caldera formed the topography of a steep wall as deep as an average of 200 meters.
Part of the lowest area of Batur volcano then becomes Lake caused by the process of accumulation of rain water known today as the lake Batur. The height of the summit of Mount Batur today is 1717 meters above sea level or 686 meters from the water surface of Lake Batur or Lake Level.
That the Process Occurrence of Mount Batur, Caldera and Lake Batur long time ago, if wesaw today the caldera look very beautiful with a volcano in the middle and Lake Batur in the east slope. This place right to visit if you Bali, don’t miss the best landscape in Bali.