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Barisan Mountains on Western Side of Sumatra, Indonesia

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March 18th, 2011 Category: Mountains

Indonesia - February 18th, 2011

This APM image shows part of the Bukit Barisan or the Barisan Mountains on the western side of Sumatra, Indonesia. The range covers nearly 1,700 km (1,050 mi) of the island.

The Barisan Mountains consist primarily of volcanoes. The highest peak of the range is Mount Kerinci at 3,800 metres (12,467 ft). The section of the range visible here is located mostly in the province of North Sumatra, near the border with the province of West Sumatra.

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