Stock photo of Lake Maninjau in Sumatra, Indonesia. Beautiful and dramatic landscape image of the ancient volcanic caldera. Created it is said around 52,000 years ago after an enormous volcanic eruption. Lake Maninjau has an area of 99.5 km², being approximately 16 km long and 7 km wide. The average depth is 105 m, with a maximum depth of 165 m. Aquaculture is a common occupation on the lake and the small village of Bayur is located among pleasant surroundings of lush tropical vegetation on the lake shore. Lake Maninjau is a beautiful travel destination in West Sumatra with an atmospheric feel to it surrounded by stunning natural scenery and a relaxed pace of life, one of Indonesia’s hidden gems.