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Mount Gede

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Location  West Java, Indonesia
Elevation  2,958 m
Province  West Java
Mountain type  stratovolcano
Last eruption  1957
Easiest route  Cibodas Botanical Garden
Mount Gede westjavatourismboardinfowpcontentuploads2015
Similar  Mount Pangrango, Mount Salak, Mount Papandayan, Mount Cereme, Gunung Cikuray

Mount Gede or Gunung Gede (Big Mountain in Sundanese) is a Stratovolcano in West Java, Indonesia. The volcano contains two peaks with Mount Gede as one peak and Mount Pangrango for the other one. Three major cities, Cianjur, Sukabumi and Bogor, are located in the volcano complex at the east, south and northwest, respectively, along with suburban growth. Seven craters are located in the complex: Baru, Gumuruh (2,927 m), Lanang (2,800 m), Kawah Leutik, Ratu (2,800 m), Sela (2,709 m) and Wadon (2,600 m). Historical volcanic activity has been recorded since the 16th century. With the amalgamation and growth of Greater Jakarta with those 3 cities, dense suburban growth has engulfed the fringes of the volcano, home to roughly 4 million people. Though not listed as one of the Decade Volcanoes or thought to produce large eruptions, the huge populations nearby give a potential for severe destruction if indeed a large eruption did occur.

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Map of Mount Gede, Cipendawa, Pacet, Cianjur Regency, West Java, Indonesia

Mount gede a documentary film


References

Mount Gede Wikipedia


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