Articles Tagged with: Mount

Mount Merapi


Mount Merapi is located nearby Bukit tinggi around the district of Agam and the district of Tanah  Datar, West Sumatera Province,   Indonesia.

Mount Merapi or usually called  Berapi is 2891,3 meters above the sea level. As one of the most active volcanoes  in Sumatra, the Mount   Merapi has erupted for  454 times since the 18th century until present. Fifty explosions  were in huge scale; otherwise, the others were small explosions.

Mount Merapi is the most frequently visited tourism destinations among the others. It has already a permanent footpath as a way to the peak of the mountain that will make the climbers easier to reach the top. The climbers will also find some blossoming edelweiss around the slap of the mountain. Read more

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Mount Singgalang


There are many mounts in West Sumatera province, one of them is Mount Singgalang that is located in Agam district. It is at an altitude of  2.877 meters.

Mount Singgalang covers some forestry areas, the Dipterocarpaceae Hilly Forest, the Dipterocarpaceae Upper Forest, the Montane Forest and theEricaceous Forest (Mountainous Forest). The Dipterocarpaceae Hilly Forest is at an altitude of 300 meters to 750 meters with the main plants are Seraya wood, Keruning wood, and Meranti wood. The Dipterocarpaceae Upper Forest is situated at an altitude of  750 – 1.200 meters with Meranti Bukit wood, and Damar Minyak wood as the main plants. The Montane Forest lies at an altitude of 1.200 to 1.500 meters above sea level with Mempening wood, Berangan wood, Damar Minyak wood and Podo wood as the main plants. The Ericaceous Forest or mountainous forest is located at an altitude of 1.500 meters with Kelat wood, Periuk Kera wood as the main plants. On the peak of the mountain, you will find two ponds named “Telaga Dewi” and “Telaga Kumbang.” Read more

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