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UNESCO to consider five Indonesian geoparks as world heritage sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will examine five Indonesian geoparks proposed as world heritage sites.

The sites are Merangin geopark with its flora and fauna fossils from up to 290 million years ago in Jambi. Toba lake, which is one of the largest caldera in the world, in North Sumatra. Raja Ampat Islands with its coral reefs in West Papua. Mount Sewu with its arts caves and historical heritage in the border of Central Java and East Java. Mount Rinjani with its lake Segara Anak in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Batur Lake Geopark in Bali, is Indonesia’s only World Heritage Site, and just received UNESCO recognition in September.