South Sumatra Pulau Petet Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in South Sumatera Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Pulau Petet Nature Reserve

Latitude : 1 45 0 S Logitude : 104 31 12 E
Altitude : 0 to 0 metres
Area : 10000 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
Little is known of this mangrove island except that it is reported to have freshwater lakes and breeding colonies of large waterbirds including Milky Stork. Inland the island consists of peat forest. Tidal variation is approximately 2 – 2.5 m. Principal vegetation: Mangrove, mainly Rhizophora and Bruguiera.
Site Location
Pulau Betet is situated against the coast of South Sumatra, approximately 5 km from the Jambi border.

 

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