National security Lorentz world tourism papua indonesia

National security Lorentz
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Lorentz National Park area of 2,450,000 hectares is one of the parks are designated as World Heritage by the UNESCO World Heritage Center and the Natural Heritage of ASEAN by the ASEAN countries. Largest national park in Indonesia is a biodiverse ecosystems most comprehensive in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Extends from the top of the snow-covered mountain (5030 meters above sea level), to the coastal waters with mangrove forests and borders the Arafura Sea waters are ecologically fascinating spectrum of alpine vegetation region, sub-alpine, montane, sub-montane, lowland, and wetlands. -

This region also has other unique that is one of the three regions in the world that has a glacier in the tropics and there are rivers that disappeared a few kilometers into the ground in the Valley-Balliem. A total of 34 vegetation types including swamp forests, riverside forests, sago forest, peat swamp forests, coral sand beaches, rain forest land flat / slope, the rain forest on the hill, Heath forest, mountain forest, grasslands, and moss crust. -

The types of plants in national parks, among others: -

- Nipa palm (Nypa fruticans),
- mangrove (Rhizophora apiculata),
- Pandanus julianettii,
- Colocasia esculenta,
- Avicennia marina - pilgeri Podocarpus, and
- Nauclea coadunata.

The types of animals that have been identified in the Lorentz National Park as many as 630 species of birds (± 70% of the birds in Papua) and 123 species of mammals. Bird species characteristic of this national park there are two types of cassowary, four megapoda, 31 species of doves / pigeons, parrots 30 species, 13 bird species of shrimp, 29 species of birds of honey, and 20 species of endemic long-tailed paradise (Paradigalla caruneulata) and quail snow (Anurophasis monorthonyx). -

Creatures of mammals were recorded, among others: -
- pigs duri echidna (Zaglossus bruijnii),
- pigs duri Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), - 4 types of possum, - wallabies, - a jungle cat, and
- tree kangaroos.

Lorentz National Park supported the remarkable cultural diversity. It is estimated that these cultures 30,000 years old and is the residence of tribal Nduga, Western Dani, Amungme, Sempan and Asmat. The possibility there's more remote communities who live in this jungle that has not been in contact with other humans. -

Famous Asmat statue carving skills. According to the trust, the tribe is identical to the forest or the trees. The trunk is represented as a human body, the branches as arms, and its fruit as a human head. Trees are considered as a place to live the spirits of their ancestors. Asmat community system that respects the tree, it applies to rivers, mountains and others .-

Visitors can reach this national park from the town of Timika; to the north of the region using the pioneering flights to the southern part of the sea using a ship through the Port of Sawa Erma, two routes is followed by the path to several locations. The recommended time to visit this national park is the month of August sd December.

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