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Kepelbagaian warisan geologi persisiran pantai di Kepulauan Langkawi


Komoo, Ibrahim and Unjah, Tanot and Ismail, Syafrina (2004) Kepelbagaian warisan geologi persisiran pantai di Kepulauan Langkawi. In: Seminar Sumberjaya Pinggir Pantai dan Pelancongan: Isu dan Cabaran, 20-21 Disember 2004, Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Perak. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Langkawi is known internationally as one of the main tourist destination in Malaysia, blessed with earth heritage that has great potential to be develop in a sustainable manner. Knowledge of the diverse physical heritage (geology and landscape) found along the coast plays an important role to unravel its potential as a new product of tourism. Coastal landscape is characterised by rocky, pebbly, sandy and muddy (including mangrove) beaches together with small islands. The rocky beach unfolds a diverse range of rocks and earth features, in which retains the historical record of the origin of Malaysia Land that took place 550. It also reveals the coastal landscape formation which crafted by waves activities. A section of the coastal outcrop represent a unique historical site and scenic landscape. This paper illustrates the diverse geological heritage and landscape found in Datai and Burau Bay and introduces rocky beach as a prospect, in which a major component of the environment, for development of beach resources.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Dianjurkan oleh Fakulti Pengurusan Pelancongan, Hospitaliti dan Alam Sekitar, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2011 03:08
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2011 03:08
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/3749

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