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Mount Marapi, West Sumatra, Indonesia

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The Marapi, or Mount Marapi, is a complex volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia, and is the most active volcano in Sumatra. Like that of its quasi-homonym on Java, its name means "Mountain of Fire". Its elevation is 2,885 metres. Several cities and towns are situ…
The Marapi, or Mount Marapi, is a complex volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia, and is the most active volcano in Sumatra. Like that of its quasi-homonym on Java, its name means "Mountain of Fire". Its elevation is 2,885 metres. Several cities and towns are situated around the mountain including Bukittinggi, Padang Panjang, and Batusangkar. The volcano is also popular among hikers.
  • Elevation: 2,884 m (9,462 ft)
  • Prominence: 2,116 m (6,942 ft)
  • Listing: Ultra · Ribu
  • Parent range: Barisan Mountains
  • Mountain type: Complex volcano
  • Last eruption: 3 December 2023
Data from: en.wikipedia.org