Mt. Seulawah Agam

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Name;
Mountain Seulawah Agam
Note;
This mountain has other names such as, Solawa Agam, Solawaik Agam, Selawadjanten, and Goldberg.

Seulawah is the name of the mountain known by the aceh community with its peak Seulawah Agam and Seulawah Dara as well as the Leuser Ecosystem Buffer Zone. This area has an area of approximately 1.4 million hectares covering Aceh Barat, Nagan Raya, Aceh Jaya, Aceh Besar, Pidie, Bireun and Aceh Tengah.

various species of Flora and fauna such as: Elephants are familiar with the legend of Pocut Meurahnya, deer, tiger, bear, mouse deer, wild pig, tenggiling, Hedgehog and snake, there are also various types of birds that always adorn this area.

In addition, the extent of a steep hill covered by various types of wood such as meranti, copat, spruce, gentle, urip, deriam and semantuk so as to buffer life for living creatures in the region.

Conservation;
Jantho Pine Nature ReservePocut Meurah Intan Forest Park

GOVERMENT ADMINISTRATION

Province Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam;
City/Regency Kabupaten Aceh Besar
District Kecamatan Seulimeum
Village
  1. Desa Pulo
  2. Desa Mukim Lamteuba

 PHYSICAL CONDITION

Shape;
Stratovulcan
Condition;
a volcano/ active
History;
During the 19th and 20th centuries, Mt Seulawah Agam did not show any significant eruption activity, some of the recorded volcanic activities were as follows:

  1. 1600 In this year there may be a parasitic eruption (Sapper, 1927)
  2. 1839 On 12-13 January there was a phreatic eruption at Heutsz Crater (Volz, 1912)
  3. 1975 On the 16th and 21st of August there was a roar and smoke coming out of Mount Seulawah Agam.
  4. Until now no visible increase in activity or eruption in Mount Seulawah Agam.
Elevation (meters above sea level);
1,810(5,940 ft)
Topology&Geology;
Mount Seulawah Agam is formed by a meeting of the Indo-Australian Plate moving relative to the north, placing it under the Eurasian Eurasian Skeleton Plate. As a result, the melting process of the Indo-Autral Ocean crust becomes magma, which then breaks through the weak zone and then forms the Seulawah Agam Mountain.

Seulawah Agam crater is known as Heutsz Crater and there is also a crater called Tanah Simpago.

type of eruption;
Temperature;
19’-30’C; Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Council check…

SOURCE

Website
  1. vsi.esdm.go.id; Februari 2018
  2. mongabay.co.id; Februari 2018
  3. id.wikipedia.org; Februari 2018
  4. tribunnews.com; Februari 2018
Blog
PDF
  1. Mt. Seulawah Agam; by…?, update…?, vsi.esdm.go.id (link:drive.google.com)
  2. Potensi Panas Bumi Indonesia, Jilid I 2017, Halaman 21 ; Ditjen EBTKE dan Badan Geologi, Kementerian ESDM (link: drive.google.com)
  3. Numerical Simulation for Scenario Based Volcanic Hazard Assessment (VHA) at Seulawah Agam Volcano, Aceh, Sumatra; Muhammad Syukri, Department of Physics, Syiah Kuala University; Amir Fauzi, Department of Civil Engineering, Syiah Kuala University; Fashbir, Department of Physics, Syiah Kuala University; Irwandi, Department of Physics, Syiah Kuala University; Proceedings of The 2nd Annual International Conference Syiah Kuala University 2012 & The 8th IMT-GT Uninet Biosciences Conference Banda Aceh, November 22-24, 2012  (link:drive.google.com)
  4. Application of Magnetics Method to Mapping the Geothermal Source at Seulawah Agam Area; Asrillah, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Malikussaleh, Aceh Utara; Marwan, Prodi Fisika, FMIPA, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Darussalam-Prodi Teknik Geofisika, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Darussalam; Ibnu Rusydy, Prodi Teknik Geologi, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Darussalam; dan Gartika Setiya Nugraha, Prodi Teknik Geologi, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Darussalam; Jurnal Natural Vol. 14, No. 2, 12-18 September 2014 (link:drive.google.com)
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