Astronaut Sergey Ryazansky captured from ISS Mt. Bromo, Indonesia.
Mt. Bromo is an active volcano and part of the Tengger massif, in East Java, Indonesia. At 2,329m it is not the highest peak of the massif, but is the most well known. The massif area is one of the most visited tourist attractions in East Java, Indonesia. The volcano belongs to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. The name of Bromo derived from Javanese pronunciation of Brahma, the Hindu creator god. Mt. Bromo sits in the middle of a plain called the “Sea of Sand”, a protected nature reserve since 1919.
The local scenery on the ground is as follows.