Believe it or not, Indonesia is above the circle of the ring of fire that stretches from the west to the east of the country. Indonesia is a country that has a lot of volcanoes that are still active. This country prone to catastrophic eruptions and earthquakes because of its geographical position which is in active mountain path. This situation is a boon, but it’s also a curse.

The existence of the volcano may cause a disaster at any time. That accompanied the eruption of lava and bursts of hot dust could kill anything it strikes. However, bursts of volcanic ash also made remarkable fertile land.

On the other hand, the existence of volcanoes make Indonesia as an extraordinary beautiful country. can be guaranteed, no person who is not amazed watching the sunrise at Bromo Mountains. There will be no also can deny the beauty of Crater Ijeen are magical. And who would not want to go back to the top of Rinjani after witnessing the beauty of Lake Segara Anak on it?

From a row of mountains in this archipelago, there are 7 mountain that was asked as the highest mountain. This division is based on the geographical location of each main island in Indonesia.

These are the 7 Summit of Indonesia :

Mount Kerinci
starting from the western side of Indonesia, Sumatra. Mount Kerinci located in Jambi Province and is part of the National Park Kerinci Sablat (TNKS). Mount Kerinci also known as the Mountain Tower, Volcano Kurinci, Kerinchi, Korinchi, or Peak Indrapura. The highest peak of Mount Kerinci are at an altitude of 3,805 masl (meters above sea level). Kerinci is the highest volcano on the island of Sumatra and Indonesia.


Mount Semeru

Mount Semeru
Popularity Mount Semeru improved dramatically since 5 CM twisted movie in cinemas all over Indonesia. Climbing this mountain is most likely one of the most crowded in Indonesia. Ordinary people like flocked to witness the beauty Mahameru located at an altitude of 3676 meters above sea level. Mount Semeru is located in the province of East Java, and is part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS). Semeru is the highest mountain on the island of Java.

Mount Rinjani
Is the highest mountain in Nusa Tenggara and Bali islands, the peak has an altitude of 3726 meters above sea level. Mount Rinjani is located on the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara province and is part of the National Park of Mount Rinjani (TNGR). Panorama at this mountain is one of the most beautiful scenery that will never be forgotten by those who had climbed up to the peak. At the peak of Mount Rinjani, the climbers will be spoiled with amazing views of Lake Segara Anak.

Bukit Raya
Bukit Raya or Gunung Raya. The mountain is located in Central Kalimantan province and is part of the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park. Mountaintop Bukit Raya has a height of 2,278 meters above sea level. On the island of Borneo itself is actually contained Mount Kinabalu which has an altitude of 4,095 meters above sea level. However, because of Mount Kinabalu is located in the administrative area of the Malaysian State not included in the seventh highest mountain in Indonesia.

Mount Latimojong
Mount Latimojong have named Chain Kambola peak located at an altitude of 3,680 meters above sea level. The highest mountain on the island of Sulawesi, there are in the province of South Sulawesi precisely in Enrekang. This mountain is not including the volcano and is part of the mountain that lies Latimojong south to north ..

Mount Binaiya
This is the highest peak in the Maluku Islands. Mount Binaiya located on Seram Island, Maluku. Binaiya included in the scope of Manusela National Park in Central Maluku. The peak currently on an altitude of 3,027 meters above sea level. The towering mountain from a height of 0 to 3,037 meters above sea level which makes it one of the most unique mountain in Indonesia.

Puncak Jaya
Puncak Jaya or Cartensz or Cartensz Pyramid Peak is not a volcano, but it is the highest peak on the island of Papua, Indonesia as well. Contained the highest peak at an altitude of 4,884 meters above sea level. In Puncak Jaya are eternal snow which is the only one in Indonesia. Puncak Jaya is the highest peak in Oceania that includes one of the world Seven Summits.

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