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The Belitong aspiring global geopark is situated in Belitong Island approximatelly 400km to the north of Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. 

This location offers the world class geological & biologica heritages. The significance geological heritage is represented by the beautiful granite morphology at sea environment,  the history of the largest tin deposit discovery, the history of the black diamond from the sky, the ancient Rheotropic swamp related to the Sundaland movement, and the trace of the loss of ancient oceans, Palaeo Tethys.

The global biological heritage is characterized by the world’s smallest primata (Chepalopachus Bancanus Saltator), is called as Pelile’en in local. This animal is family of Tarsiidae which can only be found in Southern Sumatra, Bangka, Belitong, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, and South Philipines. This animal has been recognized as a part of the phenomenal history of the last glacier period (Pleistocene) in southeast Asia Region which is an endemic animal in Belitong.  The Belitong Pelile’en has an unique behaviour compared by the other species which can only be investigated from their urine smells with no sound. They feed insects and inhabitant in an open space with the small trees.

The ornamental fish as the world class biological heritage in Belitong is known as Tengkelesak (Scleropages ormasus). This animal has existed since 115 million years ago which has a strong connection with the Australia, South America, Antartic, and Sundaland plate movement. This animal therefore can be found in Australia, South America, and Southeast Asia. It has also significantly associated with the wide rifting spreading event in Sundaland at Cenozoic Period.

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Overview

The Belitong aspiring global geopark is situated in Belitong Island approximatelly 400km to the north of Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. 

This location offers the world class geological & biologica heritages. The significance geological heritage is represented by the beautiful granite morphology at sea environment,  the history of the largest tin deposit discovery, the history of the black diamond from the sky, the ancient Rheotropic swamp related to the Sundaland movement, and the trace of the loss of ancient oceans, Palaeo Tethys.

The global biological heritage is characterized by the world’s smallest primata (Chepalopachus Bancanus Saltator), is called as Pelile’en in local. This animal is family of Tarsiidae which can only be found in Southern Sumatra, Bangka, Belitong, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, and South Philipines. This animal has been recognized as a part of the phenomenal history of the last glacier period (Pleistocene) in southeast Asia Region which is an endemic animal in Belitong.  The Belitong Pelile’en has an unique behaviour compared by the other species which can only be investigated from their urine smells with no sound. They feed insects and inhabitant in an open space with the small trees.

The ornamental fish as the world class biological heritage in Belitong is known as Tengkelesak (Scleropages ormasus). This animal has existed since 115 million years ago which has a strong connection with the Australia, South America, Antartic, and Sundaland plate movement. This animal therefore can be found in Australia, South America, and Southeast Asia. It has also significantly associated with the wide rifting spreading event in Sundaland at Cenozoic Period.

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