Gamalama Mountain is located in Ternate, North Maluku Province, Indonesia. Gamalama is one of the volcanoes in North Maluku Province. In addition to this mountain, there’s Mount Gamkonora in West Halmahera District, Mount Ibu and Mount Dakona residing in North Halmahera District, and Mount Kiebesi in South Halmahera. Gamalama itself is located on the island of Ternate and has a height of about 1715 m ASL (above sea level).

Gamalama Mountain, which is also often referred to as the peak of Ternate, is a stratovolkano, the volcano high and conical, that composed of lava and volcanic ash that hardened.

By the local community, Gamalama believed to have many sacred values. No wonder so many myths in circulation, and strengthen the sanctity of this mountain. For instance, local people are always advised on a team that plans to climb Mount Gamalama to have an even number of members.