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Singkarak Lake

Posted By admin Saturday, March 19, 2011

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Singkarak Lake located in the geographical coordinates of 0, 36 degrees south latitude (LS) and 100.3 east longitude (BT) with a height of 363.5 meters above sea level (masl). Water surface area reaches 11,200 hectares of Singkarak Lake with a maximum length of 20 kilometers and 6.5 kilometers wide and a depth of 268 meters. This lake has a water catchment areas along the 1076 kilometers with rainfall up to 252 melimeter 82 per month.

It can not be denied, scenery surrounding natural attractions are so charming. So fantastic. The eyes are not tired of seeing the expanse of clear blue water with small ripples with it. Also, grains of fine sand which stretches across the lake edge. In the middle of the lake, the fishermen's small boats sailed the lake is quiet, the dwelling place of various fishes. Also fro motor boat or a rented rickshaw lake for tourists.

The trees growing along the banks of the lake are a barrier between land and water. In fact there is some corner of verdant rice fields, make the atmosphere more peaceful. Moreover, the spread of the Bukit Barisan background without limit, and can be seen from Mount Singgalang kejahuan and Marapi who stood proudly as if to keep calm lake.

Beautiful environment, the cool weather, the atmosphere is calm, peaceful, safe and comfortable to be the charm for those who visit it. Enchantment Singkarak Lake, is never finished when told. Hence the second biggest lake in Sumatra, after Lake Toba Sumatra to be excellent for a leading tourist destination, as well as a complementary destination for tourists who travel to the province.

Singkarak Lake located in two districts in West Sumatra, Kabupaten Solok and Tanah Datar. With an area of 107.8 sq km lake is the 2nd largest lake on the island of Sumatra. This lake is upstream Ombilin Trunk. The water of the lake was partially drained through the tunnel through the Bukit Barisan to Batang Anai Singkarak hydropower generator to drive near Lubuk Alung, Padang Pariaman.

Railway on the shores of Lake SingkarakLokasi Lake area of 129.70 km2, is also very strategically located on the roadside between Tanah Datar and Solok.Because of its location within easy reach, so that tourists can enjoy the view from the side that you want on the edge of lakes that meander. Even tourists who come to use private vehicles could enjoy its beauty from the top of his car.

In this resort you can do boating activities until the middle of the lake by using a canoe rental. The water was clear and cool, add the beauty of this charming lake nan. The sound of water ripples menghempas lake to the sand on the outskirts, also add to the atmosphere becomes serene. Not far from the lake area there is a resting place Biteh Nuts, precisely that is on the edge of Singkarak Lake.

Singkarak Lake also known as a place that is promising as a regional tourist fishing. This is evidenced by the crowded area in seputaran Singkarak Lake with the anglers who come from cities around the lake or from outside the province of West Sumatra. Among the fish species commonly fished the Asang, piyek, Balingka, baung, and fish that become legend Sasau, which is said to achieve sizes up to 8 kg weight. Other activities that can be done is to paddle sports. Rowing competitions are often held at Singkarak Lake, and is one of the local government program to promote the tourist attractions of the Singkarak Lake.

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