The north-central region of Bali has several volcanoes which are the genesis of the island. Several of the volcano peaks can be seen from some areas of Ubud. Gunung Batur (Mount Batur 1717m high (one map says 1412m) is one of the larger peaks. The volcano last major eruption in 1963 causing several deaths. Lava fields of Gunung Batur can be seen in the picture below, which are now quarried for the lava stone, used in construction and stone carvings. The stone carvings are one of the export craft products of Bali.
Gunung Batur-- The volcano is 1717m high and had its last major eruption in 1963.