Gili Motang - Things to Know Before Visiting
Gili Motang, Golo Mori, Komodo, West Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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About Gili Motang
Gili Motang is a small island in Eastern Indonesia. It is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain, which together with the Greater Sunda Islands to the west make up the Sunda Islands. The island, volcanic in origin, is approximately 30 km² in area. Home to a small population of about 100 Komodo dragons, Gili Motang is part of Komodo National Park. In 1991 as part of the national park, Gili Motang was accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Komodo National Park is a national park in Indonesia located within the Lesser Sunda Islands in the border region between the provinces of East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara. The park includes the three larger islands Komodo, Padar and Rinca, and 26 smaller ones, with a total area of 1,733 km2 . The national park was founded in 1980 to protect the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard. Later it was dedicated to protecting other species, including marine species. In 1991 the national p
Sangeang Api is an active complex volcano on the island of Sangeang in Indonesia. It consists of two volcanic cones, 1,949 metres Doro Api and 1,795 m Doro Mantoi. Sangeang Api is one of the most active volcanoes in the Lesser Sunda Islands. It erupted in 1988 and the island's inhabitants were evacuated. Between its first recorded eruption in 1512 and 1989 it erupted 17 times. It erupted again during December 2012 and May 2014.
Inierie is a stratovolcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia, overlooking the Savu Sea. It is the highest volcano on the island. The volcano looms over the little town of Bajawa and is very impressive. The upper slopes are bare without any vegetation. The volcano is not active but there is reports of smoke emerging from the crater in June 1911. It is now one of the trekking attractions in Indonesia.
Ebulobo is a stratovolcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia. located in the center of a dense greenery and is also a good trekking destination.
Iya is a stratovolcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia, south of the city of Ende. It is one of the beautiful trekking destination in Indonesia and it attracts a lot of tourists every year.
Mount Tambora, or Tomboro, is an active stratovolcano in the northern part of Sumbawa, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. It was formed due to the active subduction zones beneath it, and before its 1815 eruption, it was more than 4,300 metres high, making it one of the tallest peaks in the Indonesian archipelago.
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The southernmost province of Indonesia, East Nusa Tenggara houses the most well-known attractions including Labuan Bajo, Komodo National Park, and Mount Kelimutu.