Monday, 8 October 2012

Lore Lindu National Park

Lore Lindu National Park
Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi, indonesia

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Lore Lindu National Park is one of the most important biodiversity refuge locations on the island of Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi in particular. Lore Lindu National Park is located about 60 km south of the city of Palu and into the catchment area for the three major rivers in Central Sulawesi Lariang the River, River Gumbasa and Palu River. Lore Lindu National Park Area of ​​approximately 217,991 ha with altitude varying between 200 to 2610 meters above sea level.

Lore Lindu National Park has a fauna and flora endemic to Sulawesi and the scenery interesting because it lies in the Wallacea line which is the transition zone between Asia and Australia. Fauna anoa, hog deer, deer, monkey ghost, possum marsupials and other unique animals live in the park. Lore Lindu National Park also has at least 5 types of squirrel endemic, and at least 55 species of bats, and more than 230 species of birds including hornbills maelo and Sulawesi (hornbill bird or allo).

Lore Lindu National Park
Megalithic sculptures that he was in the hundreds or even thousands of years spread across the region like the Lore Lindu National Park in the Valley Napu, Besoa and Bada. The statues are the best among the stone monuments statues similar in Indonesia. There are five classifications sculpture by shape:

1. Stone sculptures, statues usually have human traits, but only his head, shoulders and genitals.
2. Kalamba, megalithic relics which are found and resembles a large pot, place the possibility of water or a place to put the body on a funeral.
3. Tutu'na, stone discs, most likely cover Kalamba.
4. Dakon stones: stones flat to convex shaped depicting channels, irregular holes and other indentations.
5. Others, mortar stones, poles and a few other forms.
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