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Mount Ijen



Mount Ijen is the complex of volcanic area, which there is a crater of Ijen and its plateau, which has 2,600 M and 8,660 M high. Ijen is located in three parts of regencies, which in Situbondo, Bondowoso, and Banyuwangi, East Java. This volcanic area become the most incredible and surreal volcanic area in East Java. in this volcanic mountain, there is also the sulfur mining, regarding that the mountain is still active and produce the nature sulfur. In here, we can see the sulfur miners that collect and carry huge loads of pure sulfur up from the crater floor along a steep, rocky path in the middle of clouds of sulfur dioxide gas. They did it as their living hood. Particularly, Ijen volcanic mountain is consider as the home to the largest lake of sulfuric acid in the world. The lake can produce 36 Million cubic meter representing a solution of sulfuric acid and hydrogen chloride, the most powerful existing acids.