Semeru is a stratovolcano which has erupted
55 times since 1818. The most recent phase of eruptive activity began
in 1967. Over 500 people have been killed by this eruption over the
last 30 years.
September 4, 1997
One German tourist was killed and another
was injured when they were hit by volcanic debris from Mt. Semeru on
Thursday. They had ignored warning signs advising people against nearing
the volcano, which has been erupting ash for at least a month.
Semeru, Java, Indonesia