Semeru

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Semeru

(səˈmɛruː)
n
(Placename) a volcano in Indonesia: the highest peak in Java. Height: 3676 m (12 060 ft). Former spelling: Semeroe
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Dody Permana, a long-time mountain climber, had his Independence Day moment years ago on Java's highest mountain, Mount Semeru, which sits 3,676 meters above sea level in East Java province and is one of Indonesia's seven highest summits.
From Mount Bromo, visitors can also get a good view of Java's tallest mountain, Mount Semeru, a highly active volcano that is said to belch out large plumes of volcanic smoke every 20 minutes.
Since 1992, when it was designated a national park and opened to the public, tourists have flocked to this $80-square-kilometre volcanic highland to wonder at the awesome beauty of Mount Semeru, Indonesia's highest mountain, and Mount Bromo (pictured), which lies in the middle of the ethereal, moonlike lava sea of the Tengger Caldera.