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Dayak Pass, the route Carstensz Pyramid for them the brave. Because climbing is generally a risky activity that can be done by people – people who know and understand the purpose of a trip.Similarly, on the history of the name Dayak Pass in Carstensz Pyramid, the highest mountain in Indonesia in Papua.
Carstensz Pyramid is the highest peak of the mountain Jayawijaya contained in Papua.This peak was first discovered by Jan Carstensz, when the voyage he saw a mountain peak covered by a white layer is a layer of snow expected. Originally opinion January Carstenz not accepted by researchers and adventurers west, this is because Papua is located in the tropics is very little potential for the formation of a layer of ice.
New words in 1913 January Carstenz evidenced by a British Naturalist AFR Wollastonsucceeded in reaching nose Carstensz Glaciers on the South side after a grueling journey through the jungle on the southern coast of Papua. He needed 92 days to reach the last 50 km. Failures continue to be experienced in achieving peak Carstensz, finally seoarang climbers nationality Austria H. Herrer with some colleagues managed to reach the highest peak in theOceania region, the Carstensz finally explored.
Borneo is not just having a stretch of its vast forest, but in fact the third largest island in the world also has a native culture that is still preserved to this day. Is the Dayak tribes who inhabited most of the area of Borneo is still a cultural magnet. Dayak tribe is divided into many sub-tribes, including the Meratus Dayak, Dayak Kenyah, Benuaq Dayak, Dayak Iban, Dayak Maanyan and many other sub-tribe Dayak her.
Cheerleader cheering spectators coloring East Borneo Rally Championship title. For those who live in the vicinity of coal mines, the rally has become an entertainment in itself. East Kalimantan believed to host a national championship (kejurnas) rally fourth series. The event took place at the circuit Harang Mount Prosperous, Samboja, aquatic mammal, 17-18 November.
Held in the coal mine, the rally track is called having a different character to the next three series in Langkat, Sergai Bedagai, and Medan. Not just for the racers, also obtained by the different atmosphere surrounding residents and mine workers.
“If there is no race, the scenery here ya just coal trucks, Mas,” said Joko, a spectator who was present at position start special stage (SS) 7, Sunday (18/11/2012), the maritimeborneo.com
Sarawak, with at least 10 ideal sites for bird-watching and accessible to the public, is a birding paradise in the country. They are Bako National Park, Semenggoh Nature Reserve, Kubah National Park, Borneo Highlands, Buntal mudflats, Lambir Hills National Park, Loagan Bunut National Park, Niah National Park, Similajau National Park and Maludam National Park.
The state’s specialist birds include the Pygmy White-eye Oculocincta Squamifrons which are easily seen in Ba’Kelalan and Borneo Highlands than anywhere else. Gunung Mulu National Park, Lanjak-Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary and Talang-Satang National Park which are also rich in bird species are difficult to visit without permits.
Pyrodinium species in the waters of Nunukan district had killed two local residents and 68 people poisoned in 1988.
Ever heard of a fisherman killed by eating marine biota such as fish and shellfish?, Or view the events of fish and other marine life to die in mass number?. These events may be caused by a harmful algal bloom (HAB) or the explosion of toxic microalgae that are common in coastal waters. Negative impacts of HAB phenomena are not only resulted in loss of life, but also causes economic losses and loss of livelihood of fishermen and farmers cages.
Harmful Algal Bloom What’s (HAB)?
HAB or other terms Red tide (red tide) is a phenomenon of discoloration of sea water such as red, brown, yellow, orange and green. The color change is caused by population explosion (blooming) of phytoplankton species that are both toxic and non toxic. Phytoplankton are microscopic organisms (very small), which is classified as a type of plant. His life was hovering in the water column and its movement is very dependent of the flow of water. Red tide causing phytoplankton are generally of dinoflagellate class Pyrrophyta group. There are about 20 species of toxic dinoflagellates in the world. One type of toxic Dinoflagellates are of speciesPyrodinium bahamense var. compressum. Red tide species has a characteristic that is in the body contain chlorophyll and produce toxins when photosynthesis.
Picture species Pyrodinium bahamense var. compressum, photos Scanning Electron Microscope taken using (ESM). (Source: www.extras.springer.com)