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Mount Carstensz 2015

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Puncak Jaya, sometimes called Mount Carstensz or the Carstensz Pyramid, is a mountain in the Sudirman Range, the western central highlands of Papua province, Indonesia (within Puncak Jaya Regency). Other names include Nemangkawi in the Amungkal language, Ngga Pulu, Carstensz Toppen and Gunung Sukarno.

At 4,884 metres (16,024 ft) above sea level, Puncak Jaya is the highest mountain in Indonesia, the highest on the island of New Guinea (which comprises the Indonesian West Papua region plus Papua New Guinea), the highest of Oceania (Australia), and the 5th highest mountain in political Southeast Asia. It is also the highest point between the Himalayas and the Andes, and the highest island peak in the world. Some sources claim Mount Wilhelm, 4,509 m (14,793 ft), as the highest mountain peak in Oceania, on account of Indonesia being part of Asia (Southeast Asia).

For some reasons, the last expedition to Mount Carstensz could not be executed due to no fund nor permit given.

Finally 28 August 2015, the mission accomplished! Yes we’ve made it to the highest top of Indonesia! Mount Carstensz

Year of expedition : 2015
Team members : Lalu Delen Armayudha & Bambang Suprayogi


Posted: December 6, 2011

Author: palasma

Category: Top10Summits

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