Merapi (or Marapi) is located on Sumatra.
It has erupted quite frequently in the last 230 years.
Eruptions are usually of VEI 2 or less.
However, these eruptions are frequently glowing avalanches
together with a surrounding high population density,
make it one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.
The stamps shown below were overprinted with a surcharge for
the National Disaster fund.
The stamps were issued on April 15th, 1954.
More information on the volcano can be obtained Volcano
I think the following volcano is Merapi, but I'm not sure.
If anyone knows definitively, please email me.
Stamp courtesy of Lisa Heiman
The following stamps issued in 1962 have a cartoon of Merapi
in the upper left corner
The next is quite definitely Merapi, issued in 1999
As is the next, issued in 2003
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