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Kerinci Seblat National Park   Leave a comment

The Kerinci Seblat National Park comprises an area of 1.5 million ha in four provinces: West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra. A large part of the biggest national park of Sumatra lies above 400 m and is relatively cool. The park probably contains the largest contiguous population of the Sumatran Rhino, estimated at between 250 and 500 individuals.

Due to the fact that a large part of Bukit Barisan Mountain range, including it’s highest peak the Gunung Kerinci (3,805m), lies in the park, Kerinci Seblat consists of very mountainous terrain. In the mountains you will find hot springs and many rivers with rapids and scenic waterfalls. Especially around the crater-lakes of Gunung Tujuh (2604m) and Gunung Kerinci, the landscape is very beautiful.
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Kerinci Lake   Leave a comment

Kerinci Lake Area 4200 hectares with a depth of 110 m and is situated at an altitude of 783 meters above sea level. The lake holds a lot of fish. Semah fish is the most popular type and is an endemic fish species.
Kerinci lake district is situated on two Lake District and District Round Lake Kerinci.
There are several interesting locations in several villages around Lake Kerinci, namely Pesanggarahan Areas where we can see the view from the top of Lake Kerinci, Cape Bung Hatta Hatta is the place to enjoy panoramic views of Lake Kerinci and planted trees there, there Seleman Village Houses Laheik which is a typical house Kerinci , and in the village of Middle Island are Dolmen Stone Sacred Mosques King and Middle Island and around Kerinci lake there are a number of carved stone megaliths alleged human heritage.
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