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Smoldering Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia

When Mount Bromo is steaming and smoking, this may be as close as we can get to the famous caldera in East Java, Indonesia. But even when Bromo is active, it still attracts many visitors to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, where they can also see other volcanic peaks. Bromo was rumbling as recently as 2015, and has erupted three other times in the past 20 years.


Mount Bromo, is an active volcano and part of the Tengger massif, in East Java, Indonesia. At 2,329 metres it is not the highest peak of the massif, but is the most well known. The massif area is one of the most visited tourist attractions in East Java, Indonesia. The volcano belongs to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. The name of Bromo derived from Javanese pronunciation of Brahma, the Hindu creator god.
Last eruption: Jan 28, 2011
Elevation: 7,641 feet (2,329 m)
Prominence: 1,923 feet (586 m)

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