Rinjani Mountain

Mount Rinjani

Or Gunung Rinjani is an active volcano in Republic of Indonesia on the island of Lombok. Administratively the mountain is within the Regency of North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (Indonesian: Nusa Tenggara Barat, NTB). It rises to three,726 meters (12.224 ft), creating it the second highest volcano in Republic of Indonesia.

On the highest of the volcano could be a 6-by-8.5-kilometer (3.7 by 5.3 mi) volcanic crater, the that is stuffed partially by the crater lake called Segara Anak or Anak Laut (Child of the ocean) because of the blue color of water lake as Sea (Sea). This lake is roughly 2,000 meters (6,600 ft) on top of water level and calculable to be regarding two hundred meters (660 ft) deep; additionally the volcanic crater contains hot springs. Sasak tribe and Hindu individuals assume the lake and also the mount ar sacred and a few spiritual activities ar often wiped out the 2 areas. On 31 October 2015, Mount Rinjani started erupting once more.