The Seven Highest Mountains in Indonesia, How Many Mountains Have You Climbed Up?

Mount Kerinci, Jambi Province.
If you notice that,geographically, Indonesia is situated on the archipelago where most of its islands, big and small, are dotted with active and dormant volcanoes. In a popular way, it is suffice classify Volcanoes into the frequency of their eruption. Volcanoes erupt regularly called active, while those that have erupted in historical times but are now quiet called dormant or inactive.

The volcanoes in Indonesia are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. The Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. In a 40,000 km (25,000 mi) horseshoe shape, it is associated with a nearly continuous series of oceanic trenches, volcanic arcs, and volcanic belts and/or plate movements. It has 452 volcanoes (more than 75% of the world's active and dormant volcanoes).The Ring of Fire is sometimes called the circum-Pacific belt.

In Indonesia, the active ones raise across Sumatra Island, Java Island, Kalimantan Island, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi Island, Maluku Islands, and Papua Island. The highest Volcano in each g group of Island or Islands is :
  • Mount Kerinci, 3,805 m, in Jambi Province, Sumatra Island;
  • Mount Semeru, 3,676 m, in East Java Province, Java Island;
  • Mount Rinjani, 3,726 m, in West Nusa Tenggara Provice, Lesser Sunda Islands;
  • Mount Bukit Raya, 2,278 m, in West Kalimantan Province, Kalimantan Island;
  • Mount Latimojong, 3,430 m, in South Sulawesi Province, Sulawesi Island;
  • Mount Binaiya,3,027 m, in Maluku Province, Maluku Islands,
  • Mount Carstenza Pyramid, 4,884 m, in Papua Province, Papua Island.
Which Mountain have you climbed? Come to Indonesia and climb up to the summits of these mountains. Isn't it a challenging adventure?



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