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Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora, Kawinda Toi, Tambora, Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

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About Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora, or Tomboro, is an active stratovolcano in the northern part of Sumbawa, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. It was formed due to the active subduction zones beneath it, and before its 1815 eruption, it was more than 4,300 metres high, making it one of the tallest peaks in the Indonesian archipelago.



Attractions near Mount Tambora

Satonda Island30.94km from Mount Tambora

Satonda is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. It is off the north coast of Sumbawa island. The Island is located in Dompu Regency, 3 km from Sanggar Strait in the Flores Sea and is administratively part of the Nangamiro Village area of Pekat sub-district. Satonda island was formed from the eruption of Mount Satonda thousands of years ago. Satonda volcano is said to be older than Mount Tambora. Satonda island has a vast natural coral reefs in the surrounding waters and was des

Mount Sangeang118.87km from Mount Tambora

Sangeang Api is an active complex volcano on the island of Sangeang in Indonesia. It consists of two volcanic cones, 1,949 metres Doro Api and 1,795 m Doro Mantoi. Sangeang Api is one of the most active volcanoes in the Lesser Sunda Islands. It erupted in 1988 and the island's inhabitants were evacuated. Between its first recorded eruption in 1512 and 1989 it erupted 17 times. It erupted again during December 2012 and May 2014.

Komodo National Park167.07km from Mount Tambora

Komodo National Park is a national park in Indonesia located within the Lesser Sunda Islands in the border region between the provinces of East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara. The park includes the three larger islands Komodo, Padar and Rinca, and 26 smaller ones, with a total area of 1,733 km2 . The national park was founded in 1980 to protect the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard. Later it was dedicated to protecting other species, including marine species. In 1991 the national p

Mount Rinjani169.72km from Mount Tambora

Mount Rinjani is an active volcano in Indonesia on the island of Lombok. Administratively the mountain is in the Regency of North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. It rises to 3,726 metres, making it the second highest volcano in Indonesia.

Masjid Kuno Bayan Beleq KLU NTB172.12km from Mount Tambora

Bayan Beleq Mosque is the oldest mosque on the island of Lombok, Indonesia, reportedly dating back to 1634. It is not only a place of worship but also is a tourist attraction where tourists can enjoy a calm and quiet surrounding.

Lake Segara Anak175.8km from Mount Tambora

Segara Anak is a crater lake in the caldera that formed during the explosive volcanic eruption of Mount Samalas in 1257. The caldera is next to Mount Rinjani on Lombok Island in Indonesia. "Segara Anak" means "child of the sea" and refers to the blue lake's resemblance to the sea. The volcanic cone Gunung Barujari is at the eastern end of the lake and is responsible for its crescent shape. The lake temperature is 20–22 °C, which is 5-7 °C higher than normal for a lake at its altitude. Hot magma

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The area of West Nusa Tenggara has very beautiful natural scenery, be it the mountains or the beach. The two largest islands in the province are Lombok in the west and the larger Sumbawa island in the east.