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Indonesia's Most Active Volcano Spews March 29, 2013
Mount Lokon
Mount Lokon, spews ash and other volcanic materials into the air as it erupts in Tomohon, North Sulawesi, on Monday.
Indonesia’s Mount Lokon volcano spewed ash more than a mile into the air above Sulawesi Island for the second time in a week.

Residents of nearby Kakaskasen appeared to go about their lives unconcerned with the eruption. But farmers on the flanks of the mountain were issued face masks to protect against the falling ash.

The local disaster agency warned people to stay outside a 1.5-mile radius of the active crater.

Lokon roared to life in July 2011 after 20 years of slumber. It has since produced several eruptions.

The mountain is located just a few miles from the North Sulawesi provincial capital of Manado.

Previous eruptions have created fertile conditions for those who grow coffee and cloves on Lokon’s slopes.

Photo: Antara/Fiqman Sunandar