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Raja Ampat Introduction

Raja Ampat Introduction

Written by on April 8, 2012 in Papua, Raja Ampat Islands with 0 Comments

Raja Ampat Introduction   Located off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia’s West Papua province, Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller […]

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Bali Barat National Park Introduction

Bali Barat National Park Introduction

Written by on March 24, 2012 in West Bali National Parks with 0 Comments

Bali Barat National Park Bali Barat National Park comprises mangrove forest, coastal forest, monsoon forest, lowland rain forest, savanna and seagrass vegetation types, coral reefs, sandy beaches, and both shallow and deep sea waters. This Park has 175 species of plant, 14 of which are endangered species like bayur (Pterospermum javanicum), ketangi (Lagerstroemia speciosa), burahol […]

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Introduction

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Introduction

Written by on March 24, 2012 in Java Semeru National Park with 0 Comments

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Introduction 1 Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park has sub-montane, montane and sub-alpine ecosystem types, with big trees that are hundreds of years old. Among the plants that exist in the Park are jamuju (Podocarpus imbricatus), cemara gunung (Casuarina sp.), edelweiss (Anaphalis javanica), various species of orchid, and rare species of […]

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Alas purwo National Park Introduction

Alas purwo National Park Introduction

Written by on March 24, 2012 in Java Alas-purwo National Park with 0 Comments

Alas purwo National Park Introduction Alas Purwo National Park is representative of a typical lowland tropical rain forest ecosystem in Java. Peculiar and endemic species of plant that grow in this Park include sawo kecik (Manilkara kauki) and manggong bamboo (Gigantochloa manggong). Among the other plants that can be found here are ketapang (Terminalia cattapa), […]

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Baluran National Park Introduction

Baluran National Park Introduction

Written by on March 24, 2012 in Java Baluran National Park with 0 Comments

Baluran National Park Baluran National Park has some of the few dry land ecosystem types in Java, consisting of savanna. It also has mangrove forest, monsoon forest, coastal forest, swamp forest, and evergreen forest. About 40% of the Park area is dominated by savanna type vegetation. There are 444 species of plant growing in this […]

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Gunung Halimun National Park Introduction

Gunung Halimun National Park Introduction

Written by on March 24, 2012 in Java Gunung Halimun National Park with 0 Comments

Gunung Halimun National Park   Introduction Gunung Halimun National Park represents the ecosystem types of lowland rain forest, sub-montane forest, and montane forest. Most of the forest areas of this Park are situated in mountainous terrain with several rivers and waterfalls. The area protects the hydrological function of the regencies of Bogor, Lebak, and Sukabumi. […]

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Bogor Botanical Gardens Introduction

Bogor Botanical Gardens Introduction

Written by on March 24, 2012 in Java Bogor Botanical Garden with 0 Comments

Bogor Botanical Gardens The Bogor Botanical Gardens are located 60 km south of the capital of Jakarta in Bogor, Indonesia. The botanical gardens are situated in the city center of Bogor and adjoin the Istana Bogor (Presidential Palace). The gardens cover more than 80 hectares and are said to be the inspiration of Sir Stamford […]

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Karimunjawa National Park and Resorts

Karimunjawa National Park and Resorts

Written by on March 24, 2012 in Java Karimun Jawa National Park with 0 Comments

Karimunjawa National Park and Resorts Introduction Karimunjawa National Park, which forms a chain of 27 islands, represents several ecosystem types including lowland rain forest, seagrass and algae fields, coastal forests, mangrove forests, and coral reefs. A characteristic plant of the Park is dewodaru (Crystocalyx macrophyla) which grows in lowland rain forest. The plants growing in […]

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