|Elevation:||2,507 m (8,225 ft)||Prominence:||1,063 m|
|Ribu category:||Tinggi Sedang||Province:||Jambi|
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Mount Sumbing (not to be confused with the peak of the same name in Central Java) is best approached from Tanjung Kasri (reachable by road from Jambi city or better from Sunggai Penuh). There are several craters near the summit. It has not erupted since 1921. There are hot springs on the southwest of the mountain. The neighbouring mountain just to the east is Gunung Nilo and, at 2,476m, is only 31 metres lower and may be worth climbing in its own right.
Origins and Meaning
Mount Hare-lip. See also Java’s Gunung Sumbing which is also named after the cleft in the crater walls.