Baluran National Park

September 1st, 2016 | by TheJourneyMagz
Baluran National Park
Java
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Baluran National Park or also better known by his nickname , Africa Van Java is a nature conservation area which has original ecosystem , managed by the zoning system which is utilized for research , science , education, aquaculture , tourism and recreation .

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Located in Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia. It has a relatively dry climate and mainly consists of savanna (40%), as well as lowland forests, mangrove forests and hills, with Mount Baluran (1,247m) as its highest peak.

Baluran National Park is situated at the north-eastern extremity of Java, close to the islands of Bali and Madura. The park is bordered by the Madura Strait to the north, the Bali Strait to the east, the river Bajulmati (Wonorejo village) to the west and the river Klokoran (Sumberanyar village) to the south. The park is a rough circle, with the extinct volcano, Baluran, at its centre. Its total area is 25,000 ha.


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