Mount Leuser

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Mount Leuser
Mount Leuser is located in Sumatra Topography
Mount Leuser
Mount Leuser
Sumatra, Indonesia
Elevation 3,466 m (11,371 ft)[1][2]
Prominence 2,941 m (9,649 ft)[1]
Ranked 100th
Listing Ultra
Range Barisan Mountains
Coordinates 3°47′51″N 97°13′09″E / 3.79750°N 97.21917°E / 3.79750; 97.21917Coordinates: 3°47′51″N 97°13′09″E / 3.79750°N 97.21917°E / 3.79750; 97.21917[1]

Mount Leuser is the tallest mountain in the Indonesian province of Aceh, with an elevation of 3,466 metres (11,371 ft).[2]

The Gunung Leuser National Park protects the mountain and its surrounding ecosystems. It has been confirmed by some scientists that 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake has activated the volcano.[citation needed][who?] The area surrounding Gunung Leuser National Park famous known with Leuser Ecosystem.

The area surrounding Mount Leuser was declared part of the UNESCO Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra World Heritage Site in 2004.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b c "Mountains of the Indonesian Archipelago" Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  2. ^ a b "leuser" Retrieved 2011-12-16.