Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park

The forest areas of Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park are dominated by the peaks of the Schwaner range. This forms a mountainous tropical rain forest ecosystem with a relatively high humidity (86%). Eight hundred and seventeen species of plant have been recorded, belonging to 139 families including Dipterocarpaceae, Myrtaceae, Sapotaceae, Euphorbiaceae and Ericadeae. Also […]
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Betung Kerihun National Park

Topographically, Betung Kerihun National Park is hilly. The Muller range which connects Mount Betung and Mount Kerihun also forms the border between Indonesia and Serawak, Malaysia. Small streams flow from the foothills of the Muller mountains to form the Kapuas, Sibau, Mendalam, Bungan and Embaloh Watersheds. The Park can only be reached via these rivers. The […]
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Danau Sentarum National Park

Danau Sentarum National Park represents lake wetland, freshwater swamp forest, and tropical rain forest ecosystems. Danau (Lake) Sentarum, a seasonal lake, is located in part of the Kapuas River Basin, about 700 km from the estuary that flows into the South China Sea. Surrounded by hills and highland, Lake Sentarum forms an important water catchment […]
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The Equatorial Monument

The Equatorial Monument: Icon of Pontianak Among all countries in the world, only twelve straddle the Equator. While among the countless cities within those twelve countries, only one sits right on this invisible line that separates the earth’s southern from the northern hemisphere. Pontianak, capital of the province of West Kalimantan – formerly known as West […]
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Mount Palung National Park: Habitat of the Orangutan

Located on the border between Ketapang and North Kayon in the province of West Kalimantan, Mount Palung National Park is one of the largest national parks in Indonesia. Officially open to the public in 1990, Mount Palung National Park covers a total area of approximately 90,000 hectares containing many animal species including birds, mammals, as well as many […]
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