Volcano Approach

Summary

Route: WIII (Jakarta) - WADD (Denpasar)
Aircraft: Garuda Indonesia Airbus A330-900
Altitude: FL370 during cruise, <FL230 in the pictures
Server: Expert



Mount Raung, East Java, with an elevation of more than 3300 meters



The neighbouring Ijen, famous for being mined for
sulfur



And finally we have Bali’s volcano, the Mount Agung, around 3100 meters high

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Nice first shot!

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Thank you!

will it erupt if u land on it?

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The A330 is not rated for volcano landings, so I didn’t get to try

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Nice shots!

It would be interesting to have a worldwide volcano screenshot collection.

That’s really cool you can see the sulfuric lake:

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"The world’s largest highly acidic lake. The water in the lake has a pH of less than 0.3, which is extremely acidic. To put it in perspective, this is similar to the strength of car battery acid.

As for swimming in the lake, it is strongly advised against. The lake is a pool of sulfuric acid with a temperature of 90°C. It’s so acidic that it can dissolve clothes and human flesh. Birds have been reported to drop dead from the lake’s fumes and to fall into it if they fly overhead"

reference: ChatGPT

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Nice shots! I’ve been to Bali myself in real life but never managed to see Mount Agung in person. I would like to see it next time I go! :)

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Thanks! I actually have only seen it from far away so far, but I did climb Ijen some years ago. It was fascninating

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Oh, we’re not supposed to swim in it? Damn xD

Anyhow, nice input and good idea with the volcano collection 👍

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