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Mount Jaya, a mountain in E Indonesia, in Papua (formerly Irian Jaya) in the Sudirman Range: the highest mountain in New Guinea. Height: 5039 m (16 532 ft) Former spelling Djaya Former names Mount Carstensz, Sukarno Peak


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