The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(Merapi), an active volcano in Indonesia, on the is-land of Sumatra; located at the northwestern end of the Barisan Range. Elevation, 2,891 m. Marapi has erupted approximately 40 times since 1800.
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