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Semeru

Semeru, Ngampo, Pasrujambe, Lumajang Regency, East Java, Indonesia

Mountain Peak
Volcano

Semeru, or Mount Semeru, is an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia. It is located in the subduction zone, where the Indo-Australia plate subducts under the Eurasia plate. It is the highest mountain on the island of Java. This stratovolcano is also known as Mahameru, meaning 'The Great Mountain. The name derived from the Hindu cosmology's mountain of Meru or Sumeru, the abode of gods.

Location of Semeru