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Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park

[5 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park | 1,489 views]

Aketajawe-Lolobata is a National Park that combines two separate core area (Aketajawe and Lolobata block area) which has a wide series of habitats and species of Halmahera and is managed in one management unit located in three districts / municipalities, namely Central Halmahera, East Halmahera, and Tidore City Islands
Aketajawe-Lolobata was …

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, …

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 …

Muara Angke, Really in Jakarta?

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,408 views]

Muara Angke Wildlife Reservation is a conservation area in the mangrove forest on the north coast of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The reservation was originally established by Dutch colonial on June 17, 1939, with initial area of 15.04 acres. The are was later expanded and in 1960’s has about …

Mount Gede-Pangrango

[12 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,351 views]

Mount Gede-Pangrango is the one and only most frequently climb mountain in Indonesia by approximately 50,000 hikers per year although the regulations for hikers had been made as tight as possible. It might be because the location of the mount is near Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, and Bandung, the …

Mount Kerinci, The Wasted Heaven

[24 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,193 views]

Indonesia’s Jambi province can be called the center of Sumatra Island. It’s located right in the middle of the island and also has Sumatra’s highest point, the top of Mount Kerinci with a height of 3805 meters above sea level and the lowest at 725 meters above sea level.
As the …

Adventure on Krakatau and Ujung Kulon

[8 May 2010 | No Comment | 1,220 views]

Krakatau Islands
Most of us probably only ever heard of Krakatoa, the mountain with devastating eruption in 1883, killing no less than 36,000 people, causing a tsunami as high as 30 meters in beach area of Banten(Java) and Gulf Betung, Lampung(Sumatera).

The dusts from the eruption filled the globe atmosphere to europe …

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