Jaya Peak

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Jaya or Djaja Peak

(both: jä`yə), mountain peak in the Sudirman Mts., Papua prov., Indonesia, on W New Guinea, rising to 16,503 ft (5,031 m). It is the highest point on New Guinea and in Indonesia and the highest island mountain in the world. The peaks are snow-covered, but the lower slopes have lush tropical vegetation. It was formerly called Mt. Carstensz and Mt. Sukarno.
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Here are some more facts on climbing the world's tallest peaks: Variations: The list can be done by climbing Mount Elbrus (18,510 feet) in Russia or Mont Blanc (15,776 feet) in the Alps in Europe, and either Mount Kosciuszko (7,310 feet) in Australia or Puncak Jaya (16,024 feet) in Indonesia Americans: More than 100 had climbed all seven summits as of 2012, the most from any nation Fastest: Vern Tejas of Alaska climbed all seven in just 134 days in 2010; he was 57 when he climbed Mount Everest (29,029 feet) in May of that year to complete the feat Youngest: Jordan Romero, of Big Bear Lake, Calif.
We were interrogated and arrested twice and thrown out of the state of Puncak Jaya.
It was the final mountain in the Seven Summits Challenge which has seen Rhys scale Kilimanjaro in Africa, Puncak Jaya (Carstensz Pyramid) in Indonesia, Aconcagua in South America, Denali in North America, Elbrus in Russia and Vinson in Antarctica.
Recent conflict in the district of Puncak Jaya has stimulated further suspicion toward Indonesia.
A new airport is to be built in Sinak, Indonesia by the local administration of the Puncak Jaya district of Irian Jaya.
The team will make an attempt to climb Puncak Jaya or Carstensz Pyramid (4884 m), one of the highest mountain in ASEAN and plant the three flags there.
McKinley, Murder on Puncak Jaya, Murder on Aconcagua, Murder on Vinson Massif and ends with the grand finale Murder on Kilimanjaro.
Mount Kinabalu is the fourth tallest mountain in the Malay Archipelago after Indonesian Papua's Puncak Jaya, Puncak Trikora and Puncak Mandala.
The gunmen shot dead the policeman, who was guarding a gas station in the town of Mulia in Papua Province's Puncak Jaya Regency, at 10:50 a.
The seven summits in Rhy's sights:Kilimanjaro Height: 5,963m (19,563ft) Location: Tanzania, Africa First ascent: 1889 Denali Height: 6,194m (20,320ft) Location: Alaska, North America First ascent: 1913 Aconcagua Height: 6,962m (22,841ft) Location: Argentina, South America First ascent: 1897 Elbrus Height: 5,642m (18,510ft) Location: Caucasus Mountains, Russia/Georgia, Europe First ascent: 1874 Puncak Jaya Height: 4,884m (16,023ft) Location: Indonesia, Oceania First ascent: 1962 Vinson Height: 4,897m (16,066ft) Location: Antarctica First ascent: 1966 Everest Height: 8,850m (29.
McKinley, Murder on Puncak Jaya, Murder on Vinson Massif and Murder on Kilimanjaro.