NORTH EAST SUMBAWA
THE GREATEST CRATER
MOUNT Tambora which is
administratively located in the Regency Bima, Sumbawa West Nusa
Tenggara province with an altitude of only 2851 mdpl (meters above
sea level) is one of the objectives of mountain climbers, local
climbers either Indonesia or abroad.
Mount Tambora charm lies in the uniqueness of local nature and
conditions of the mountain, crater known as the Mount Tambora
volcano in Indonesia's largest. The width of the crater of Mount
Tambora seven kilometers, 16 miles around the crater, and the depth
of the crater from the top to the bottom depth of 800 meter crater.
various historical records and experts say this big crater is the
result of the eruption of Tambora, which is the Largest Volcanic
Eruption in History. where the height of this mountain before
reaching 4000, which means nearly half of the mountain was lost due
to the eruption.
Besides the beauty of Mount Tambora is another vast desert along the
overgrown crater lip Edelweiss flower dwarf about 0.5 meters to 1.5
meters with respective distance apart about two feet to 100 feet.
Also the beauty of the layered rocks and in such flat-topped tables
make a magnificent natural phenomenon. There is also a layer of rock
along the cliff crater layers.
and a very impressive at the top of this mountain, with views of
craters, seas, islands Satonda, vast desert is beautiful. Mount
Tambora was one of the beautiful mountain in Indonesia, of course
with the amazing natural phenomenon.
Mount Tambora is geographically located between: 8o - 25'LS and 118o
- 00 'E with an altitude of between 0-2851 mdpl, the mountain is the
highest mountain on the island of Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara
Province. Mount Tambora area is divided into two locations namely
conservation: North Tambora Wildlife Reserve with an area of 80,000
hectares and South Tambora Hunting Park with an area of 30,000