East Kalimantan Muara Kaman Sedulang Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Kalimantan East Nature Reserve with 0 Comments

Muara Kaman Sedulang Nature Reserve

Latitude : 0 7 12 S Logitude : 116 42 0 E
Altitude : 20 to 60 metres
Area : 62500 ha Wetlands: 62500 ha
Legislation : SK Mentan No. 290/Kpts/Um/5/1976, 10-5-76.
Tenure : Government of Indonesia, PHPA

Site Description
A large area of rather flat peat swamps between the Ketapang Kepala and Menamang Kiwa rivers. Principal vegetation: Peatswamp forest with Ramin (Gonystylus bancanus). Based on Landsat imagery 1996, along the Kedangkepala river and Kedangrantau river, riparian forest occur. More extensive peat swamp forest on Gambut Land System occur at the south-west of the reserve. However, the status of this area is production forest and not included within the reserve boundary.

Site Location
Muara Kaman Nature Reserve is located near the Perairan Sungai Mahakam site. It is also within the Mahakam lowland region.
Special Memmo
List of Birds (2 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Anhinga melanogaster Lower Risk
Ciconia stormi Endengered

List of Vegetations (1 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Gonystylus bancanus

 

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