2.mt RINJANI

Mount RINJANI – Gunung RINJANI

Gunung Rinjani adalah gunung yang berlokasi di Pulau Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat. Gunung yang merupakan gunung berapi kedua tertinggi di Indonesia dengan ketinggian 3.726 m dpl serta terletak pada lintang 8º25′ LS dan 116º28′ BT ini merupakan gunung favorit bagi pendaki Indonesia karena keindahan pemandangannya.

Gunung ini merupakan bagian dari Taman Nasional Gunung Rinjani yang memiliki luas sekitar 41.330 ha dan ini akan diusulkan penambahannya sehingga menjadi 76.000 ha ke arah barat dan timur.

Mount Rinjani or Gunung Rinjani is an active volcano in Indonesia on the island of Lombok, Administratively the mountain is in the Regency of North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (Indonesian: Nusa Tenggara Barat, NTB). It rises to 3,726 metres (12,224 ft), making it the second highest volcano in Indonesia, and similar in height to Mount Fuji, the third highest mountain of the Indonesian archipelago and the thirty ninth most prominent peak in the world[2][3][4].

The 6 km by 8.5 km oval-shaped caldera is filled partially by the crater lake known as Segara Anak (Child of the Sea) This lake is approximately 2000 metres above sea level and estimated at being around 200 metres deep;[5] the caldera also contains hot springs.


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