Penanggungan Volcano | John Seach


East Java, Indonesia

7.62 S, 112.63 E
summit elevation 1653 m

Penanggungan volcano is located north of Arjuno-Welirang volcano. Ancient Javanese saw Penanggungan a reflection of the sacred Mahameru of Hindu mythology. At least 81 archaeological sites have been found on the mountain. The inscriptions span a period of more than five centuries, from A.D. 977 until 1511.

Further reading
Neumann van Padang, M., 1951. Catalogue of the Active Volcanoes of the World, Including Solfatara Fields, Indonesia.

Penanggungan Volcano Eruptions

Possible eruption in 200 AD.