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Lake Sentani

Lake Sentani is a resevoir in Jayapura Regency, Papua, Indonesia, has an area of 9,360 hectares at an altitude of 75 meters above sea level as the largest lake in Papua. Over 14 large and small rivers from 34 springs in the Cyclops Strict Nature Reserve suddenly end up in a giant pool that has 22 islands inside.

This beautiful lake has a lowland hills landscape located 40 kilometers from Jayapura City where boats allow travelers to get around. The annual event of Lake Sentani Festival presents traditional dances on boats, war dances, the coronation of Ondoafi, and a variety of typical culinary services of Papua.

Xvlor Lake Sentani displays cluster of 22 islands and art of bark cloth Lake Sentani displays cluster of 22 islands and art of bark cloth

Lake Sentani is home to 30 species of freshwater fish and 4 of them are endemic to the Sentani cork (Oxyeleotris heterodon), Sentani rainbow fish (Chilatherina sentaniensis), red rainbow fish (Glossolepis incisus) and shunt saw (Pristis microdon).

Sentani topography is irregularly shaped where the length extends 28 kilometers, 19 kilometers wide, 104 square meters surface area and an average depth of 24 meters. The lake floats water from rainfall and 34 springs flowing into 14 large and small rivers.

Water out of the lake to flow into the Jafuri and Tami rivers to the Pacific Ocean near the border of Papua New Guinea. In the western region has a very steep coast, while the east and the middle more shallow and grow pandanus plants and sago palms.

Residents inhabit the swamp forest ecosystem and islands in it as a traditional subsistence economy by catching fish and harvesting sago that has lasted for centuries. Asei Island is the most popular where craft shopping travelers include leather-patterned leather baskets, crocodiles and fish. Lake Sentani displays cluster of 22 islands and art of bark cloth

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Location: Lake Sentani, Jayapura Regency, Papua.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Sentani International Airport in Jayapura City.

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The ruins of the Andean Preceramic stone structure have long been a debate among archaeologists calling the Late Preceramic period, while Fréderic Engel (1957) refers to Cotton Preceramic. Pozorski and Pozorski (2008) argue El Paraíso is an "aceramic" site because at that time many other areas have ceramics.

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