West Sumatra Hutan Simlah

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

Hutan Simlah Kab. Kerinci 

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Latitude : 1 42 45 S Logitude : 100 59 48 E
Altitude : 1000 to 2294 metres
Area : 81000 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Site Description
A steep, mountainous area intended as a buffer between the Kerinci Sablat National Park and the Ketaun Valley agricultural settlement. The small swamp at the northern end is the second highest inland swamp in Sumatra. Much of it has been converted to Sawahs but what remains is of significant botanical interest. Principal vegetation: Freshwater swamp.
Site Location
This site lies mainly in Kabupaten Kerinci.

 

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