Riau Kerumutan Lama

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

Kerumutan Lama Wildlife Reserve Riau Sumatra


Latitude : 0 4 24 N Logitude : 102 31 45 E
Altitude : 0 to 30 metres
Area : 55000 ha Wetlands: 15000 ha
Site Description
Swamp and dry forests rich in species but heavily disturbed by illegal settlement. Abandonned as a reserve, approximately 30000 ha of forest remains. 15,000 ha of this is swamp forest, proposed for inclusion in the Kerumutan Baru reserve. Principal vegetation: Peatswamp 15,000 ha.
Site Location
Located on the east coast of Sumatra the northern boundary of this site lies on the south bank of Sungai Kampar. The site ajoins that of the Kerumutan Baru reserve.


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