Penanggungan Volcano - John Seach

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East Java, Indonesia

7.62 S, 112.63 E
summit elevation 1653 m
stratovolcano

The 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.

Penanggungan Volcano Eruptions

Possible eruption in 200 AD.