Range
Verified

The Bukit Barisan, Barisan Mountains and Malay Archipelago

Region(s): Asia, Indonesia: (Bali, Central Java, East Java, East Nusa Tenggara, Propinsi Bengkulu, Provinsi Jambi, South Sumatra, West Java, West Nusa Tenggara, West Sumatra), East Timor: (Aileu, Ainaro, Baucau, Bobonaro, Cova Lima, Díli, Ermera, Lautém, Liquiçá, Manatuto, Manufahi, Oecusse, Viqueque)
Parent Range:
Max. Elevation: 4 095 m / 13 435 ft
Geology: Volcanic
Average Length: 1 863 miles / 3 000 km
Average Width: 80 miles / 50 km
Image of The Bukit Barisan, Barisan Mountains and Malay Archipelago
Credit: http://becuo.com/barisan-mountains

Overview

Range Name(s): The Bukit Barisan, Barisan Mountains and Malay Archipelago
Max. Elevation: 4 095 m / 13 435 ft
Region(s): Asia
Location: Asia, Indonesia: (Bali, Central Java, East Java, East Nusa Tenggara, Propinsi Bengkulu, Provinsi Jambi, South Sumatra, West Java, West Nusa Tenggara, West Sumatra), East Timor: (Aileu, Ainaro, Baucau, Bobonaro, Cova Lima, Díli, Ermera, Lautém, Liquiçá, Manatuto, Manufahi, Oecusse, Viqueque)
Activity type: Please update
Starting Point:
Parent Range: Please update
Geology: Volcanic
Snow line: Please update
Average Length: 1 863 miles / 3 000 km
Average Width: 80 miles / 50 km
Nearst
Airport(s):
Please update
Convenience Center(s): Please update
National
Park(s):
Please update

Location

Asia, Indonesia: (Bali, Central Java, East Java, East Nusa Tenggara, Propinsi Bengkulu, Provinsi Jambi, South Sumatra, West Java, West Nusa Tenggara, West Sumatra), East Timor: (Aileu, Ainaro, Baucau, Bobonaro, Cova Lima, Díli, Ermera, Lautém, Liquiçá, Manatuto, Manufahi, Oecusse, Viqueque)
  • Your Chance To Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Barisan mountains and the mountains of the Malay Archipelago – are thousands of kilometers of pristine rainforest, many high mountains, active volcanoes and beautiful lakes. This region will be interesting for rock-climbers – there are a lot of rocky spots here.
  • Description Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Numerous volcanoes, most of which are chain length of more than 3000 km (it includes Barisan mountain range), is located in a seismic zone Great Sumatran fault. Most of them are active.
  • Location Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Barisan mountain range, 1,700 km length, are located in the western part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra and stretches across the entire island, continuing with the chain of volcanoes on the islands of Java, Bali, Nusa Tengarra and East Timor. Also there are the mountains on the islands of Borneo, Sulawesi and the Moluccas.
  • Did You Know Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    There are over 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia, and 35 located in Bukit Barisan. The largest volcano is the supervolcano Toba within the 100 km (62 miles) × 30 km (19 miles) Lake Toba, which was created after a caldera collapse (est. in 74,000 Before Present).The eruption is estimated to have been at level   ... Read more

     

  • References Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

Last update: Mountain Planet (10 Jun 2015) • History
No one has been added yet

0 climber who were here

Join the growing Alpine Community now.