Mount Latimojong

Latimojong (Indonesian: Gunung Latimojong), also known by its peak name Rantemario, is a mountain located in the province of South Sulawesi, Sulawesi, Indonesia. At 3,478 metres (11,411 ft), it is the highest mountain on the island,[1][2] although some sources state Mount Rantekombola as the highest point.

Latimojong
Latimojong is located in Sulawesi
Latimojong
Latimojong
Location on Sulawesi, Indonesia
Highest point
Elevation3,478 m (11,411 ft)[1]
Prominence3,478 m (11,411 ft)[2]
Ranked 52nd
Isolation682 km (424 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
ListingIsland high point
Ultra
Ribu
Coordinates3°23′06″S 120°01′27″E / 3.38500°S 120.02417°E / -3.38500; 120.02417Coordinates: 3°23′06″S 120°01′27″E / 3.38500°S 120.02417°E / -3.38500; 120.02417[2]
Geography
LocationSulawesi, Indonesia

Locally, Rantemario is more commonly referred to as Latimojong. Latimojong is also the name of local mountain range and forest area of which Rantemario is the highest peak.

Rantemario can be climbed from the village of Kerangan and has eight designated staging points, some of which are suitable for camping and have access to water. The nearest town is Baraka, 8 km off the main highway between Makassar and Tana Toraja.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Gunung Rantemario, Indonesia" Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-11-20.
  2. ^ a b c "Mountains of the Indonesian Archipelago" Listed as "Bulu Rantemario" on Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2011-11-20.

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