Sunday, March 14, 2010

Air Hitam Recreation Park Sungai Dua Butterworth

Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest

Location :
In the district of Seberang Perai North District, Sungai Dua, Penang.
Coordinates of the park are N05º 27.195’ E100º 27.146’

Natural Heritage Status:
Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest or popularly known as Air Hitam Dalam Recreational Forest near Sungai Dua, Butterworth is home to some 100 species of flora and fauna. It is the only gazetted peat swamp in Penang with an area of 11 hectares. Air Hitam Dalam literally means Deep Black Water where a river in the park runs deep and black. It is now managed by the State Forestry Department.
The park is well connected with a 1,000m walkway but a newly constructed river bund has marred the landscape by dividing the park and walkway into two sections.

Gazettement :
Present status as Educational Forest managed by the State Forestry Department. The river reserve managed by Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Malaysia (JPS).

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 p/s: sadly, the facilities is poor maintainance and a lot of things broken.


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