Mount Marapi (Gunung Marapi), Bukittinggi
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Marapi is a complex volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Its name means Mountain of Fire, and it is the most active volcano in Sumatra. Its elevation is 2891.3m. A number of cities and towns are situated around the mountain, including Bukittinggi, Padang Panjang and Batusangkar.According to legend, the mountain is the site first settled by the Minangkabau people after their ship landed on the mountain when it was the size of an egg and surrounded by water. There are large numbers of upright burial stones in the region which are oriented in the direction of the mountain, indicating its cultural significance.Since August 3, 2011 Alert Level has been established by Center of Vulcanology and Mitigation Geology Disaster.
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  • saat liburan di padang panjang saya menginap disalah satu rumah saudara tepatnya di kaki gunung marapi, udaranya yang dingin... bikin menggigil.. saat menjelang malam saya diajak ke bukit untuk meliha...  more »
  • Salah satu gunung berapi paling aktif di Sumatera. Secara geografis Gunung Marapi terletak di tiga daerah yakni Kabupaten Tanah Datar, Kabupaten Agam, dan Kotamadya Padang Panjang. Ada beberapa jalur ...  more »
  • I love watching the mountain from my hotel window in the morning! When it is not cloudy you can see the sun creates a golden colour on its green peak. On the bottom there always be fog that creates su...  more »