East Kalimantan Talisayan Nature Reserve

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

Talisayan Nature Reserve

Latitude : 1 37 48 N Logitude : 118 7 12 E
Altitude : 0 to 30 metres
Area : 0 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
A low plateau on uplifted marine limestone. Most drainage is underground with few emphemeral surface streams. But local depressions are poorly drained, seasonally flooded, sometimes with peat lying directly on limestone bedrock. Principal vegetation: Primary forest, partly logged. Principal vegetation: Primary forest, partly logged. Fauna: Holmes (in Holmes and Burton 1987), has identified this limestone plateau as having special ecological interest, with a propoderance of sub-montane bird species at this coastal lowland site.
Site Location
Talisayan is located on halfway between Tanjung Redeb and P. Tanjung Buaya, East Kalimantan.

 

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