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Mountain Leuser, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

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Mountain Leuser National Park is located at Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam and North Sumatera, Indonesia. It’s perfect example of coastal forest ecosystems, and tropical lowland and mountain rain forest.

The rock types consist of volcanic rocks, limestone, sedimentary rocks, plutons, and alluvium, the terrain is dominated by a complex of brown podzolic, …

Palung Mountain National Park

[18 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 606 views]

Palung Mountain National Park is one of nature conservation area which has high biodiversity value, and various types of ecosystems including mangrove forests, swamp forests, peat swamp, freshwater swamp forests, tropical pamah forest, and montane forests that are always covered with fog .
This national park is the only tropical forest …

Siberut Islands, The Asian Galapagos

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Siberut Island is one of the Mentawai islands in West Sumatra that have high value of ecosystem. The island is located about 100-155 km from the western city of Padang, separated by the Mentawai Strait, 60% of the area is covered by primary dipterocarp forest, mixed primary forest, swamps, coastal …

Manusela National Park, Maluku

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Manusela National Park is a perfect representative type of swamp forest ecosystem, coastal, lowland rain forest and mountain rain forest in Maluku. Vegetation types found in this national park is the mangrove, beach , swamp forest, river bank, pamah tropical rain forest, mountain forest, and sub-alpine forest.
Some plant species in …

Bidadari Island, The Heavenly Nymph

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Bidadari(Heavenly Nypmph) Island is one of the resorts in the Seribu(A Thousand) Islands District, Jakarta. The island was previously knwon as Sakit(Sick) Island and Purmerend Island.

Transportation
It does not require a long time to travel to this island since it’s still adjacent to the Jakarta mainland. From the dock marina Taman …

Tanjung Puting, Orangutan’s Heaven

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Indonesia’s Tanjung Puting is a national park located on Kalimantan or Borneo in the province of Central Kalimantan. The park is famously known as the biggest orangutan conservation in Indonesia or maybe in the world. The park is composed of about 400,000 hectares of peat swamp forest, heath forest, dryland …

Samosir Island, Beauty in the Midst of Beauty

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Lake Toba is the largest lake in southeast Asia , with an area of 1707 km2 and a depth of about 450 m, situated close to the mountains make the area around the lake is very cool. Meanwhile, Samosir Island is located in the middle of the lake, a …

Lore Lindu National Park

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,173 views]

Lore Lindu National Park is an Indonesia national park located in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lore Lindu National Park is located about 60 kilometers south of Palu . This national park was officially included 217.991.18 acres area (approximately 1.2% of Sulawesi region which covers about 189,000 km² or 2.4% of the …

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