Mount Penanggungan

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Mount Penanggungan
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Gezicht op Hotel Prigen en de Gunung Penanggungan TMnr 60000002.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 1,653 m (5,423 ft) [1]
Listing Ribu
Coordinates 7°37′S 112°38′E / 7.62°S 112.63°E / -7.62; 112.63
Geography
Location Java, Indonesia
Geology
Age of rock Holocene
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

Mount Penanggungan is a small stratovolcano, located immediately on the north side of Arjuno-Welirang volcanic complex in East Java province, Java island, Indonesia. Several Hindu-Buddhist sanctuaries, sacred places and monuments are located on the mountain dating from AD 977–1511. Lava flows and pyroclastic deposits are found around the volcano.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Penanggungan". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2006-12-26.