KELUD MOUNTAIN

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Kelud is a volcano located in the Ngancar District, Kediri regency, East Java. Although he has dozens of times erupted and the relative loss of lives since the 15th century until the 20th century, the volcano has become one of the attractions in the area because of the beauty of its natural scenery. Mount which has a height of 1,730 meters above sea level is increasingly attracting the interest of visitors for every 23rd suro (Javanese calendar) local communities held whitewater offerings. The event is a symbol performances Condro sengkolo or as repellent reinforcements of disaster due to the betrayal of love performed by the kingdom of Majapahit princess to a young man named Lembu sura.

Kelud is a volcano in East Java, Indonesia, which is relatively active. The mountain is located on the border between the district of Kediri, Blitar and Malang regency, about 27 km east of the center of Kediri. As Mount Merapi, Kelud is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia. Since the year 1000 M, Kelud has erupted more than 30 times, with the largest eruption of magnitude 5 Volcanic explosivity index (VEI). Kelud last eruption occurred in 2014. Kelud is the highest peak, positioned slightly to the northeast of the crater. Another peak is Peak Gajahmungkur on the west side and the Sumbing Peak on the south side. Towards the top of Mount Kelud region since 2004, the relationship has been repaired roads to facilitate the tourists as well as residents. Kelud has become a tourist attraction Kediri Regency to the main attractions are the lava dome. In peak viewing post Gajahmungkur built with stairs made of cement. On weekend nights, the lava dome lighting the lamp colorful. Moreover, it has also provided a rock climbing lane at the top chippy (puncak sumbing), thermal baths, as well as the flying fox.

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