The Scenery of Mount Semeru

The Scenery of Mount Semeru

      The Scenery of Mount Semeru. There many destination place for recreation. They can be beaches, forests, mountains or others. For this occasion, we want to share about a place in one part of mountain.

      As we know there are many mountains in Indonesia as our destination for recreation, and some are still active mountains. One of them is Mount Semeru. It is the highest mountain on the island of Java. The stratovolcano is also known as Mahameru (meaning “The Great Mountain”). The name derived from the Hindu-Buddhist mythical mountain of Meru or Sumeru, the abode of gods. Since 1818, at least 55 eruptions have been recorded (10 of which resulted in fatalities). The volcano belches out a huge cloud of steam and smoke every 20 minutes or so and sometimes interspersed with ash and stones.

      Mount Semeru is located between the regencies of Malang and Lumajang with geographical position of 8 06′ South Latitude and 12 55′ East Longitude. Mount Semeru is the highest mountain in java. The peak of Mount Semeru is 3,676 m above sea level. There are craters on top of Mount Semeru called “jonggring saloko”. Mahameru is a tourist attraction that is quite challenging for the hikers. Not only challenging, Mount Semeru has beautiful scenery and amazing scenery. read more