Central Sulawesi Lembah Laa Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Central Sulawesi Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Central Sulawesi

Lembah Laa Nature Reserve

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Latitude : 1 58 12 S Logitude : 121 12 0 E
Altitude : 0 to 0 metres
Area : 14000 ha Wetlands: 5660 ha
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
After draining the central plateau region of Central Sulawesi, the Laa descends through a narrow valley to a tectonic basin, where it is joined by the Tiu river. The outlet of this basin at Koromotantu is narrow, and it is believed to have formerly been occupied by a lake. The 14,000 ha includes 1,660 ha open water swamp (seasonal lake), 4,000 ha perennial swamp (swamp vegetation), and the remainder is a seasonally swampy alluvial forest. Principal vegetation: Freshwater swamp forest, peat swamp forest, open swamp growth, mangroves. Some settlements.
Site Location
Lembah Laa is located on Kolonodale, Central Sulawesi.

 

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