Thursday, December 4, 2014

Teluk Cendrawasih National Park: Greet Biggest Fish on Earth

Teluk Cendrawasih became a haven for many plants and animals both on land especially under water. Then the most anticipated is the encounter and interaction with underwater giants, namely a friendly whale sharks. However, the encounter with the largest fish on earth was so very tempting and a dream of divers. Teluk Cendrawasih is a major discovery in this decade.

Teluk Cendrawasih National Park is a bay surrounded by several islands, among which is the island of Biak, Yapen Island and the mainland of New Guinea. Administratively, the area is in two districts, namely Wondama Bay, West Papua Province and Nabire, Papua province. The location is at the edge of the Pacific Ocean and is an area of continental plates making the very rich flora and fauna. This national park has 14 species of protected flora and largely dominated by casuarina trees.

If you think that Raja Ampat is the richest then in the Gulf of Paradise awaits a more diverse landscape with its main allure direct view whale sharks. This area includes 18 islands with a long coastline of approximately 500 kilometers. The entire area of the marine reserve a habitat for many species of birds and marine animals, such as giant clams, turtles, sharks, turtles, dolphins, and dugongs.

  Teluk Cendrawasih National Park was established in 1993 with an area of approximately 1,453,500 acres extending from the eastern peninsula Kwatisore up Rumberpon Island. TNTC region covers an area of approximately 89.8% with a sea of coral reefs approximately 5.5%, mainland islands approximately 3.8%, as well as inland and coastal beaches are only approximately 0.9%. You do not have to roam all to enjoy the beauty of Teluk Cendrawasih but just need meyambangi few places which are: Yoop Island, Nusrowi Island, Island Mioswaar, Numfor, and Island Rumberpon

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