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Carstensz Pyramid ,Papua,Indonesia.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

wooow day so hot in Indonesia at this time makes me lazy to get out. so rather than do nothing mending post about a tour in Papua,
this place is so good ..
want to know what?

Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain in Australia and Oceania. This is the top eight in the project Summit Seven (7 highest peaks on seven mounatins at 7 Continets). Carstensz Pyramid is located in west Papua (now named Papua province of Indonesia). This Indonesian province of Irian Jaya called until 2005. It is located in New Guinea, which is the world 's second largest island.
Carstensz Pyramid

"Anyone who has ever seen Carstensz Pyramid miss such a beautiful woman She is enticing. You while remaining
mysterious. Every now and then it shows you all its beauty, only to be covered by the veil of mist a minute later. It is provocative but reached. It makes you miserable and restless, like us ""

Carstensz Pyramid, Puncak Jaya called by some people, and Puncak Jaya Jaya Kesuma Kesuma or only by others, located west of the central plateau called Jayawijaya Mountains and Sudirman. This is the highest mountain in Australia and Oceania. Technically this means that the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain between America and the Himalayas.
Illustration map of Glacier. Read the name Carstensz Pyramid - Puncak Jaya Kesuma

Officially, he took the name of the inventor - John Carstensz, a Dutch sea-farer. In 1623 he brought the news to Europe about the rights of the mountain of snow at the equator, but no one believed him. He was the first European to see the Carstensz Pyramid with his own eyes.

Indonesian communists called Puncak Jaya (victory peak), although the name is different from that considered to belong to the highest summit (Nga Pulu). Yet another name for the Carstensz Pyramid is also often used, is Jaya Kesuma. This name is used in books published by Mapala University. However, today Indonesia using the (somewhat inconsistently) the name of the mountain - Carstensz Pyramid and Puncak Jaya.

Sometimes you can run to the misspelled "name" is used when referring to the Carstensz Pyramid, including Karstens, Carstens, Carstenz, Carstenzs, Carstesz, Carstes, Carstez, Karstensz, Karstenz, Karstesz, Karstes, Karstez or the Pyramids. However, all this is a typo. The only name that really is the Carstensz Pyramid. Sometimes, a second name for the Carstensz Puncak Jaya is misspelled and follow the wrong form is used as a substitute: Peak or Peak Jaia Jaja. The most common is undoubtedly a typographical error Karstens and Carstens. The former type derived from the inventor's name Carstensz Pyramid, which is sometimes spelled as January Karstens.
Question of the Carstensz Pyramid 's height

Officially recognized high Carstensz Pyramid is 4884 m (16,023 feet some sources claim 16,013 feet). Despite so many sources still claim a peak is 5030 meters (16,503 feet). Australian air navigation map excerpt 16,503 feet (5030 meters). However, in 1994, the height of the world recognized publisher of maps and guides from Verlag noted in "Ost Indonesien" map altitude 5030 m.

All of our equipment (both altimeter and GPS 's) show a lower height of 5000 meters (16,400 feet) at the top of Carstensz Pyramid. Therefore, in line with other leading mountaineers, we show the official 4884 meter high Carstensz Pyramid (16,023 ft) However, we are still unsure about the reasons behind the air navigation maps and the wrong Verlag ..
Mountain snow on the equator "
Carstensz Pyramid - Middle Peak

Carstensz Pyramid - Puncak Jaya (4884 m, 16,023 ft), Puncak Mandala (4640m, 15,223 ft), and Trikora Peak (4730m, 15,518 ft), are the three highest and most famous mountain west of Papua. Carstensz Pyramid is the highest of them, and it belongs to the Snow Mountains (Mountains Maoke in local language). They are located in the western highlands of central Jayawijaya.

The tropical legendary Snow Mountains located in the middle of endless forests in West Papua. They are the logical end of Cembalo Plato. Of the three mountains, the only Carstensz pyramid belongs among them. Although Snow Mountain massif is not too high, and it is located 4 degrees south of the equator, it contains four relatively large glaciers. The biggest of them is not the Carstensz Glacier, but the outskirts of the Meren Glacier Nga Pulu peak (4862 m, 15,951 ft). Some people call it the peak of Puncak Jaya Indonesia, because it has long been regarded as the highest peak in Papua.

And where the name comes from the Snow Mountains "Not only are the glaciers at the summit, but the reason is also the fact that there is an unusual snow storm tropical snow often. Bringing snow to the area is located as high as 4,000 m (13,123 ft).

Carstensz Pyramid wall is approximately 500-600 meters (1640-1968 ft) high. At the top is traversed by a giant ledge, where for large culoars go. The bottom of the wall - approx. 300 m (984 ft) is a "neat" bent at an angle of 10-15 °. The top wall is approx. 80 m (262 ft), and nearly vertical. The crista top of Carstensz Pyramid mostly coarse and open. Some climbers say that the wall of the Carstensz Pyramid is as sharp as glass, and they are not far from the truth.

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