The Highest Mountain in The Indonesia
THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN INDONESIA
By : Ririn Sholiha
Indonesia has many mountains with beautiful scenery, this time we will discuss about some of the highest peak in Indonesia, let’s see together:
1. MOUNTAIN SEMERU (3676 m)
Mount Semeru or Sumeru is the highest volcano in Java, with its peak Mahameru, 3676 meters above sea level (masl). The crater at peak of Mount Semeru known Jonggring Saloko. Semeru has Hill dipterocarp forest, dipterocarp forest Upper, Montane Forest, and Forest Ericaceous or mountain forest.
The position of this mountain region is located between the administration of Malang Region and Lumajang region, with its geographical position between 8 ° 06 ‘latitude and 120 ° 55’ East Longitude.
In 1913 and 1946 Crater Jonggring Saloka have dome with a height of 3744.8 M until the end of November 1973. To the south, the dome is to break the edge of the crater caused lava flow leads to the south and includes areas Pronojiwo Candipuro in Lumajang.
2. MOUNTAIN SLAMET (3432 m)
Mount Slamet (3432 meter) volcano is located on the island of Java, Indonesia. The mountain is located in the border district Brebes, Banyumas, Purbalingga, and Pemalang Region, Central Java Province, and was the highest in Central Java and the second highest on the island of Java. There are four craters on the peak which are all active.
At the foot of this mountain there is a tourist area called Baturraden or Batur Raden. This Tourist area is usually reached by people from the town of Purwokerto, the capital city of Banyumas.
In a book entitled “Three Old Sundanese Poems”, published by KITLV Leiden in 2006, J. Noorduyn mentions that the name “Slamet” is relatively new is the introduction of Islam to Java. With reference to the ancient text Sunda Bujangga Manik, Noorduyn.Wrote that the old name of this mountain is Mount Agung. Last activity was in May 2009 and continued until June issue lava.
3. Mount Arjuno (3339 m)
Arjuno Mountain (or Mount Arjuna, the ancient name) is located in Malang, East Java, Strato-type with a height of 3339 m above sea level and is under the management of Raden Tahura Soeryo. This mountain is usually achieved from three-point hike is well known that from Lawang, Tretes and Batu.
Arjuno mountain adjacent to Mount Welirang. The peak of Mount Arjuno ridge located on the same one with the mountain peaks Welirang. Besides from the above two places, Mount Arjuno can be climbed from various other directions. Mountain, located to the west of Batu, Malang – East Java is also a climbing destination.
Besides the height that has reached more than 3000 meters, this mountain have several tourist object. One of them is a waterfall tourist object Kakek Bodo who also is one route to the peak of Mount Arjuna.
Mount Arjuno can be climbed from a variety of directions, the direction of North (Tretes) via Mount Welirang, the east (Lawang) and from the west (Batu-Selecta), and the south (Karangploso), also from the district Sumberawan Singosari through the village.Sumberawan. this Village is a handicraft center in the district Singosari, and the last village to prepare before starting to climb
4. Sumbing (3336 m)
Mount Sumbing is a mountain located on the Java Island, Indonesia. This Mountain has height at 3371 meters.
Most areas in these mountains have been used for agriculture. At the peak of this mountain has a crater that is still active.
5. Mount Raung (3322 m)
Mount Raung is a mountain located on the Java island , Indonesia, and has a height of 3.332 meters. This mountain has dipterocarp forest, Upper dipterocarp forest, Montane forest, and Ericaceous Forest.
That was a list of the highest mountain peak in Indonesia, for those of you who like a challenge, go up the mountain should be tried
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