<p class="MsoNormal">The national park is named after its two mountains, Mount Semeru (the highest in Java) and Mount Bromo (the most popular), and the Tengger people who inhabit the area. The park also includes large areas, which are very lush, fed by rivers from the high tops. The medium elevations are clad with much thinner forest before this gives way to the barren plateau and peaks.</p><p><em>(This photo and caption were submitted to <a style="color: #3333ff;" href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/myshot/" target="_blank">My Shot</a>.)</em></p>

Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, East Java

The national park is named after its two mountains, Mount Semeru (the highest in Java) and Mount Bromo (the most popular), and the Tengger people who inhabit the area. The park also includes large areas, which are very lush, fed by rivers from the high tops. The medium elevations are clad with much thinner forest before this gives way to the barren plateau and peaks.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

Photograph by Jessy Eykendorp, My Shot

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