Ili Werung


Ili Werung volcano forms the end of one of Lembata’s main southern peninsulas and is comprised of several peaks with different names. The caldera itself is known as the Lerek caldera although another name is used for this range – Adowajo. This also appears to refer to the range as a whole and is an ancient name. Ili Werung itself is an impressive lava dome and crater which is thought to have been formed and growing since 1870.

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Pulau Damar (pronounced locally as “Damer”) is part of the Maluku Barat Daya (“MBD”) archipelago, often referred to as the “forgotten islands” of Indonesia. Damar is a seriously beautiful island dominated by the active volcano Wurlali, whose multiple peaks, dotted with fumaroles and streaked with yellow sulphur, rise above a green blanket of seemingly impenetrable jungle.

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Facts Elevation: 1,180 m (3,871 ft) Prominence: 999 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Papua Barat (West Papua) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Waguraberg Bagging It! This remote peak is a borderline Ribu. It is part of the Cagar Alam Wagura Kote (nature reserve). Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: Unknown Local Average […]

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Facts Elevation: 2,070 m (6,791 ft) Prominence: 997 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Maluku (Moluccas) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Bagging It! This obscure peak in the centre of Buru island is a borderline Ribu.  Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown – take a photocopy of your passport photo page just incase. […]

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Gunung Mbeliling is the westernmost significant mountain on the island of Flores. Probably because of its proximity to Labuan Bajo – where many tourists stay before or after visiting Komodo island – a Mbeliling hike has in recent years become part of the ecotourism options available to visitors to West Flores and has featured prominently in tourism literature for the area.

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