Indonesian Mountain

Indonesian Mountain
Indonesian beautiful

Monday, 9 June 2008

Mount Agung (3142 meters on the sea level)

Mount Agung have a famous legend believes by the local people. In the story, one upon a times there is a monkey from heaven that playing with the moon. And then, three partial of the moon come down onto the earth. One part come down in Java island being Mount Merapi, one part on Lombok being Rinjani dan the other one come down to Bali being Mount Agung. Base on the story, Mount Agung believes as sacred place by local people.
Base on administration written, this highest mount on Bali Island located in Rendang district. In 1963 the mount erupted blowing lava and hot smoke killed 1.500 mans and destroying 90 families houses.

Mount Agung peak can to reach passing three route, southeast route from Budakeling passing Nangka, south track passing Sangkan Kuasa and southwest route, the most popular and save track : [Denpasar – Batubulan – Besakih] – Hutan Pengubengan – Agung Peak

The Great Mountain


oh my god... it's beauty

Subregion Name:Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia)
Volcano Number:0604-02=
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Volcano Status:Historical
Last Known Eruption: 1964
Summit Elevation:3142 m10,308 feet
Latitude: 8.342°S 8°20'30"S

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