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Tengger

 

a volcanic massif on the eastern part of the island of Java, in Indonesia. The highly active volcano Bromo and the volcano Semeru, which is 3,676 m high and is the largest on the island, are located in the Tengger Mountains. Dense tropical forests grow on the slopes of the massif.

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The highlight of the week is an excursion to Mount Bromo on Java (PS146), home of the Gunung Bromo volcano - named after Brahma, the Hindu creator and part of the Tengger Semeru National Park.
The highlight of the week is an excursion to Mount Bromo, on Java (PS146), home of the Gunung Bromo volcano - named after Brahma, the Hindu creator and part of the Tengger Semeru National Park.
The view of the volcano sitting inside the 10km wide Tengger caldera, and Mount
Tan LP, He XD, Wang HT, Zhang N, Gao YB (2008) Analysis of soil water content in relation to accumulation of pedogenic calcium carbonate of Artemisia ordosica community in Tengger Desert.
Changes in soil and vegetation following stabilization of dunes in the southeastern fringe of the Tengger Desert, China.
The scientists, who worked in the remote Tengger desert of Inner Mongolia, used a bulldozer to flatten 160,000 square metres of sand dunes in 2008 and over the next three-and-a-half years, they watched the dunes rebuild by closely tracking the winds.
The views from the caldera down to the surrounding Sand Sea and other volcanoes of the Tengger Caldera National Park is most arresting at sunrise, so be prepared to get up early
Indigenous place based cultural groups (Goebel, 2010), so named because of their regional locations, include the Javanese, Sundanese, Bantenese, Betawi, Tengger, Osing and Badui from Java; the Madurese from Madura; Malays, Batak, Minangkabau, Acehnese, Lampung and Kubu groups from Sumatra; the Dayak and Banjar from Kalimantan; Makassarese, Buginese, Mandar, Minhasa, Gorontalonese, Toraja and Bajau from Sulawesi; the Balinese and Sasak from the Sunda Islands; Nuaulu, Manusela and Wemale from the Moluccas; and Dani, Bauzi and Asmat from Papua.
Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali has been affected by an ash cloud from Tengger Caldera volcano in Java, Indonesia.
Changes in soil and vegetation following stabilisation of dunes in the southeastern fringe of the Tengger Desert, China.
However, little is known of how nematode communities respond to stabilised sand dune succession after using stabilisation and reclamation techniques in the Tengger Desert of China.
Hefner, Hindu Javanese: Tengger tradition and Islam (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985), p.