Papua Map Nature Reserves

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Papua Map Nature Reserves

Papua, Nature Reserve, Cagar Alam, Wildlife Reserve, Suaka Margasatwa, Hunting Game Reserve, Taman Buru, Grand Forest Park, Taman Hutan Raya, Nature and Recreation Park, Taman Wisata Alam

West Papua

0 National Parks

5 Nature Reserves

38 Proposed Nature Reserves

East Papua

3 National Parks

7 Nature Reserves

19 Proposed Nature Reserves

Total

3 National Parks

12 Nature Reserves

57 Proposed Nature Reserves

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Important mountain ranges:

* Cyclop Mountains, in the northeast near Jayapura, with the highest peak 2158 meter.
* Jayawijaya Mountains (Central Mountain Range), in the centre of Papua, between the Sudirman Mountains (Snow mountains) and the Star Mountains. It has high snow covered peaks, like Peak Trikora (Mt. Wilhelmina) with 4730 meter. It includes a very important feature: the famous Baliem Valley.
* Sudirman Mountains (Snow Mountains), western part of the Central Mountain Range in Papua, with extremely high snow covered peaks, like Peak Jaya (Mt. Carstensz) with 5030 meter.
* Star Mountains, eastern part of the Central Mountain Range in Papua, with Mt. Antares as the highest peak (4170 meter) and others, like Peak Mandala (Mt. Juliana) with 4700 meter, Peak Yamin (Mt. Goliath) with 4595 meter and Peak David with 4581 meter.
* Van Rees Mountains, form the western part of the mountain range in the north of Papua. Mt. Dom is with 1430 meter a very modest highest peak.
* Foja Mountains (Gauttier Mountains), form the eastern part of the northern mountain range, with peaks of 2000 to 2193 meter high.
* Kobowre Mountains (Weyland Mountains) are the westernmost part of the Central Mountain Range. Highest peak is 3891 meter.
* Wondiwoi Mountains (Wandammen Mountains) on Wandammen Peninsula form a high mountain ridge running to the north. The highest peak is 2252 meter.
* Fakfak Mountains on Onin or Fakfak Peninsula form an isolated mountain range of volcanic origin, with the highest peak being 1619 meter.
* Arfak Mountains form the easternmost mountain ridge on Birdshead Peninsula. Mt. Mebo is the highest peak with 2940 meter.
* Tamrau Mountains in the Northwest of the Birdshead Peninsula, with Mt. Irau (2582 meter) and Mt. Kwoka (2452 meter) as the highest peaks.

Official National Parks:

* Cyclop Mountains Reserve
* Mamberamo-Pegunungan Foja Reserve
* Rouffaer Reserve
* Lorentz Reserve
* Dolok Island Reserve
* Swamp Biru and Wasur Reserve
* Wandammen Reserve
* Gunung Meja Reserve
* Supiori Island Reserve
* Northern Biak Island Reserve
* Western Waigeo Island Reserve
* Batanta Island Reserve
* Northern Salawati Island Reserve
* Danau Bian Reserve

Proposed Nature Reserves according to http://www.wdpa.org/MultiResult.aspx

West- Berlat Nature Recreation Park

Longitude (DD) 132.08016428
Latitude (DD) -1.42041072
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 9.194
GIS Total Area (ha) 12.475

West-Sidei-Wibain Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 133.67945480
Latitude (DD) -0.74224314
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 900
GIS Total Area (ha) 2.719
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

West-Tamrau Utara Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 132.71462407
Latitude (DD) -0.68383597
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 368.365
GIS Total Area (ha) 346.931

West-Sorong Nature Recreation Park

Longitude (DD) 131.35369391
Latitude (DD) -1.00397462
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1990
IUCN Category V
Documented Total Area (ha) 945
GIS Total Area (ha) 499

West-Sausapor Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 132.03000000
Latitude (DD) -0.52998999
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known

West-Salawati Utara Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 130.82937870
Latitude (DD) -1.00210710
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1990
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 57.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 62.269
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

West-Gunung Meja Nature Recreation Park

Longitude (DD) 134.01164700
Latitude (DD) -0.83884213
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1980
IUCN Category V
Documented Total Area (ha) 460
GIS Total Area (ha) 348

West-Klamono Nature Recreation Park

Longitude (DD) 131.43160611
Latitude (DD) -1.20987200
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 1.909
GIS Total Area (ha) 6.732

West-Jamursba Medi National Park

Longitude (DD) 132.54232600
Latitude (DD) -0.36229179
Designation National Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 46.5179
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

West-Kepulauan Asia dan Ajoe Wildlife Sanctuary

Longitude (DD) 131.12749221
Latitude (DD) 0.57627361
Designation Wildlife Sanctuary
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 764.06
GIS Total Area (ha) 84.865

West-Kepulauan Raja Empat Game Reserve

Longitude (DD) 130.38881097
Latitude (DD) -0.34408668
Designation Game Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1993
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 60.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 35.931
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

West-Jamursba-Mandi Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 132.54232514
Latitude (DD) -0.36229183
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 900
GIS Total Area (ha) 3.632

West-Misool Selatan Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 130.09106108
Latitude (DD) -1.93990971
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1982
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 84.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 116.921
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

West-Palau Waigeo Timur Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 130.99424576
Latitude (DD) -0.19744638
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 119.500
GIS Total Area (ha) 96.246

West-Pegunungan Arfak Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 134.12886742
Latitude (DD) -1.30296627
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 68.325
GIS Total Area (ha) 50.504

West-Mingima Wildlife Sanctuary

Longitude (DD) 133.83057945
Latitude (DD) -1.04640331
Designation Wildlife Sanctuary
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Ib
Documented Total Area (ha) 3.500
GIS Total Area (ha) 4.088

West-Nabire Recreation Park

Longitude (DD) 135.52965797
Latitude (DD) -3.37838852
Designation Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1980
IUCN Category V
Documented Total Area (ha) 100
GIS Total Area (ha) 295

West-Pegunungan Weyland Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 135.75537843
Latitude (DD) -3.65881461
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 223.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 310.198

West-Pulau Mapia Wildlife Sanctuary

Longitude (DD) 134.33146432
Latitude (DD) 0.93962900
Designation Wildlife Sanctuary
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 4.015
GIS Total Area (ha) 12.348

West-Pulau Sayang Wildlife Sanctuary

Longitude (DD) 130.09052908
Latitude (DD) 0.28758205
Designation Wildlife Sanctuary
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 10.468
GIS Total Area (ha) 27.008

West-Pulau Biak (Parieri Recreation Park)

Longitude (DD) 136.18411124
Latitude (DD) -1.13672953
Designation Recreation Park
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 2.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 458

West-Pulau Waigeo Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 130.58422468
Latitude (DD) -0.25086128
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1982
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 153.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 132.117
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

West-Sabuda Tataruga Wildlife Reserve

Longitude (DD) 131.60266702
Latitude (DD) -2.64617565
Designation Wildlife Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1990
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 5.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 1.166

West-Gunung Wagura-Kote Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 133.82764708
Latitude (DD) -2.78376922
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 15.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 17.607

West-Teluk Bintuni Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 133.75038620
Latitude (DD) -2.23805226
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 450.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 268.829

West-Teluk Lelintah Wildlife Sanctuary

Longitude (DD) 130.40142524
Latitude (DD) -2.11277451
Designation Wildlife Sanctuary
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 2.500
GIS Total Area (ha) 122.745

West-Wewe-Koor Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 132.25000000
Latitude (DD) -0.39999000
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known

East-Inggresau Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 136.54414592
Latitude (DD) -1.72569686
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 280
GIS Total Area (ha) 952

East-Pulau Supriori Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 135.54631456
Latitude (DD) -0.73891336
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1982
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 42.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 27.358
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

East-Pegunungan Kumawa Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 132.98901463
Latitude (DD) -3.87867922
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 118.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 195.000

East-Pegunungan Tamrau Selatan Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 133.24751254
Latitude (DD) -1.11066900
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 247.875
GIS Total Area (ha) 237.071

East-Pulau Anggrameos Wildlife Sanctuary

Longitude (DD) 134.84565640
Latitude (DD) -2.70252903
Designation Wildlife Sanctuary
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
GIS Total Area (ha) 2.322

East-Pegunungan Fakfak Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 132.49866032
Latitude (DD) -2.97680120
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 51.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 186.034

East-Pegunungan Cyclops Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 140.54810263
Latitude (DD) -2.51537390
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1978
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 22.500
GIS Total Area (ha) 21.013
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

East-Mamberamo-Pegunungan Foja Wildlife Reserve

Longitude (DD) 138.47235827
Latitude (DD) -2.50548777
Designation Wildlife Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Ib
Documented Total Area (ha) 1.018.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 931.930

East-Mubrani-Kaironi Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 133.51182306
Latitude (DD) -0.74248602
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 1.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 2.504
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

East-Jayawijaya Wildlife Reserve

Longitude (DD) 140.14359447
Latitude (DD) -4.28559616
Designation Wildlife Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1981
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 800.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 776.450

East-Jayawijaya (Extension – Northern)

Longitude (DD) 139.88919733
Latitude (DD) -3.77869117
Designation Other Area
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
GIS Total Area (ha) 191.010

East- Pulau Numfor Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 134.87512658
Latitude (DD) -0.98469452
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 1.500.
GIS Total Area (ha) 1.806

East-Jayawijaya (Extension – Southern)

Longitude (DD) 139.98736912
Latitude (DD) -4.66828577
Designation Other Area
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
GIS Total Area (ha) 422.358

East-Kumbe-Merauke Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 140.67790259
Latitude (DD) -7.64365072
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 126.810
GIS Total Area (ha) 104.471

East-Sungai Seram Recreation Park

Longitude (DD) 136.75916857
Latitude (DD) -2.25893501
Designation Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Ib
Documented Total Area (ha) 1.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 1.698

East-Teluk Yotefa Nature Recreation Park

Longitude (DD) 140.73613056
Latitude (DD) -2.63215995
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1981
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 1.650
GIS Total Area (ha) 911
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

Wondi Boy Nature Reserve

Longitude (DD) 134.61171527
Latitude (DD) -2.71323179
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1992
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 73.022
GIS Total Area (ha) 41.951

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