Mekongga Mountains

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The Mekongga Mountains (Pegunungan Mekongga, Bingkoka Mountains[1]) are a range of mountains on the island of Sulawesi (Celebes), in Indonesia.[2] Running north-west–southeast, on the western side of the southeast peninsula of the island, they are parallel to and west of the Tanggeasinua Range and lie in the province of Southeast Sulawesi.[3][4] The volcano, Mount Mekongga, is the highest point at 2,779 metres (9,117 ft).[5]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Bingkoka Mountains (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Pegunungan Mekongga (Approved - N) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ Kendari, Indonesia, SA 51-14, Series T503 (Map) (first ed.). 1:250,000. United States Army Map Service. 1965. 
  4. ^ TPC M-12 AG, Indonesia (Map) (first ed.). 1:500,000. Director of Military Survey, Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom. 1972. 
  5. ^ "Mekongga Mountains". Encyclopædia Britannica. Archived from the original on 2 March 2015. 

Coordinates: 03°41′27″S 121°17′52″E / 3.69083°S 121.29778°E / -3.69083; 121.29778