Thursday, 27 November 2014

10 Highest Mountain in Indonesia

Indonesia is an archipelago. With many thousands of islands, there are also islands with high plains in which there is the highest mountain.

And this is the 10th highest mountain in Indonesia :



1. Puncak Jaya (4.884 Meter), Papua


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Carstensz Pyramid or what is known or called Puncak Jaya is the highest point in Indonesia and Oceania. Puncak Jaya is one of the world's seven peaks, the highest peak in Indonesia on the peak Jaya Wijaya. Puncak Jaya reaches a height of about 4,884 meters high above sea level or 4,884 masl, with this height makes the top of Puncak Jaya is always covered by snow.



2. Puncak Mandala (4.760 Meter), Papua


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Puncak Mandala, also in Papua. 4,760 meter-high mountain is part of the Jayawijaya Mountains in the east of Papua. In the era of the 90s, the highest area in Puncak Mandala is often covered by snow, but global warming has melted the snow in Puncak Mandala.


3. Puncak Trikora (4.750 Meter), Papua


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Puncak Trikora or Wilhelmina Silver can be found east of Sudirman Range. Just like Puncak Mandala, one of the highest peaks in Papua was once covered by snow, but since 1962, no longer visible snow. Trikora peaks as high as 4,750 meters was considered as the second highest mountain in Indonesia after Puncak Jaya. However, data from SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission) shows that the peak Trikora less high than its neighbors, Puncak Mandala.



4. Puncak Ngga Pilimsit (4.717 Meter), Papua


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Pilimsit guns were on the same mountain complex with the other highest mountains in Papua and Indonesia. Compared to the mountain - the highest mountain Other, Mount Ngga Pilimsit lower only a few dozen meters. Guns Pilimsit maximum height is 4,717 meters.

The location of the mountain that was formerly known as Mount Idenburg is located in the western mountains Maoke, Papua. Pilimsit guns is about 21 km to the northeast of the standings throne of the highest mountain in Indonesia, Puncak Jaya.



5. Mount Kerinci (3.805 Meter), Jambi


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Located on the island of Sumatra, precisely in the Jambi province has a maximum height of up to 3,805 meters was recorded as the highest mountain in Sumatra and highest mountain - 5 in Indonesia. Located in the Bukit Barisan mountains in West Sumatra and Jambi, Mount Kerinci is also a habitat of several endangered species such as tigers and Sumatran rhino.



6. Mount Rinjani (3.726 Meter), Nusa Tenggara Barat


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Mount Rinjani contained in NTB, precisely in Lombok.Ketinggian peak reaching 3,726 m above sea level. On the inside of Mount Rinjani, there is a crater lake called Segara Anak which enhance the beauty of Mount Rinjani themselves.



7. Mount Semeru (3.676 Meter), Jawa Timur


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Mount Semeru or Mahameru is the highest mountain on the island of Java with a height that reaches 3,676 meters. Mount Semeru is climbing tourist destination for domestic travel as well as foreign tourists. The Semuru ascent, provide interesting treats with great views, ie volcanic eruptions every 10 minutes that burst from the crater Jonggring Saloko. Then in the middle of the climb there is a lake Ranu Kumbolo with beauty as well.



8. Mount Sanggar (3.492 Meter), Nusa Tenggar Barat


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Mount Studio is located in the mountains of the same complex as Mount Rinjani. High mountain located in the area Lelongken, West Nusa Tenggara, this reaches 3,492 meters. Studio mountain beauty seemed less untouched because of its popularity is still less than the Mount Rinjani.



9. Mount Rantemario (3.478 Meter), Sulawesi Selatan


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Mount Rantemario is the highest mountain on the island of Sulawesi. With an altitude of 3,478 meters. Mount Rantemario, also known as the Fur Rantemario. It is in South Sulawesi.




10. Mount Slamet (3.432 Meter), Jawa Tengah


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Gunung Slamet volcano is active high mountain. Mount Slamet located in the border district of Banyumas, Brebes, Purbalingga, Tegal, and is famous Pemalang has a beautiful view. At the foot of Mount Slamet, there are attractions Baturaden tourism is a mainstay of the town of Purwokerto and Banyumas.



That's 10 Highest mountain in Indonesia.

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