Congratulations! Mount Rinjani designated as a World Geopark By UNESCO

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Saturday, April 14 2018 - 22:21 IWST

Segara Anakan on Mount Rinjani. (Photo: IST)
Segara Anakan on Mount Rinjani. (Photo: IST)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Mataram - Mount Rinjani on Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara is set to become the world's geopark at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Conference.

"Alhamdulillah I just got word that at the session of Unesco Executive Board on Thursday (12/4) in Paris, has set Geopark Rinjani as a new member of Unesco Global Geopark," said General Manager of Geopark Rinjani Chairul Mahsul when contacted by telephone on Saturday ( 14/4/2018).

Assistant for Economy and Development of Regional Secretariat of NTB Provincial Government is grateful to all parties who have helped to achieve the Gobal Geopark status.

"Congratulations and thanks to all friends Rinjani who have helped the achievement of Gobal Geopark status can be achieved," he said.

Mount Rinjani, included in Mount Rinjani National Park (TNGR). This area covers four areas on the island of Lombok, ranging from the District of North Lombok, West Lombok, Central Lombok, and East Lombok regency.

One of the flagship charm of TNGR, is Segara Anak Lake which is located at an altitude of 2010 meters above sea level. Segara Anak Lake is located in part of Mount Rinjani which reaches 3,726 meters high from sea level. (Ant)

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