Parang Kusumo

November 1st, 2016 | by TheJourneyMagz
Parang Kusumo

The sand dunes located in Parangkusumo, Bantul, Yogyakarta. The uniqueness and beauty characterizes its own because we felt free in the vast universe. Do not have far to go to the Middle East or Africa because one can be found here in Indonesia.

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In addition to being a tourist, this place is also a research center and there is a museum Geospatial sand dunes located on the western side sand dunes. Even at this point the plan will be submitted to the World Heritage Site by UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE. Why is that? It turns sand dunes is the only one in the Southeast Asian region and is only found in 4 countries. Uniquely this phenomenon should occur in dry areas and not in tropical regions such as Indonesia, amazing isn’t it ?

The formation of this natural phenomenon was truly amazing. Starting from winds carrying sand from the Mount Merapi volcanic material in the form of rock that broke up into pebbles and sand grains eventually formed, and this sand fly towards the sea through Opaque Progo River. Then the sand is fused with water and turned into a fine sand grains. Through the process of thousands of years so that the grains of fine sand that eventually became a sand dunes. It’s beautiful this natural surface.


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