Kalimantan Barat

Kalimantan Barat is one of five Indonesian provinces in the island of Borneo. Most of the Ribus are to be found close to the borders with Central Kalimantan and Sarawak (Malaysia). The provincial capital is Pontianak, which is located on the equator and has an airport with direct flights to/from many cities in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Not much is currently known about many of the mountains in the province although Bawang is fairly popular as it is one of the most accessible to those living in Pontianak.  Palung (Ponti) is the highest peak in the Gunung Palung National Park, famous for biological research. Gunung Niut is a remote nature reserve and an expedition to the highest peak requires about 4 days. Gunung Kelam is a huge granite dome near Sintang and is home to numerous endangered pitcher plants. Batu Daya is one of Indonesia’s finest natural landmarks and surely a place that will become very famous in the next decade as infrastructure improves.

A Selection of Photos of West Kalimantan’s Ribus

Map of West Kalimantan’s Ribus


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Statistics and Links to West Kalimantan’s Ribus

Name                           

Elevation   

Prominence   

Ribu Category     

Island        

 
Kerihun 2,005 m 1,140 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Borneo  
Melatai 1,923 m 1,104 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Lawit 1,770 m 1,118 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Saran 1,758 m 1,575 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Batuensambang 1,744 m 1,072 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Niut 1,701 m 1,658 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Berangin 1,652 m 1,323 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Batutenobong 1,594 m 1,205 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Berumput 1,590 m 1,559 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Beturan 1,577 m 1,369 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Rangga 1,495 m 1,207 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Bawang 1,438 m 1,330 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Merdai 1,410 m 1,252 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Sebayan 1,368 m 1,166 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Penrissen 1,326 m 893 m Google MarkerSpesial Borneo  
Biwa 1,290 m 1,170 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Ngaras 1,185 m 1,121 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Palung (Ponti) 1,151 m 1,115 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Borneo  
Cabang 1,030 m 1,030 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Karimata  
Batu Daya 958 m 910 m Google MarkerSpesial Borneo  
Kelam 940 m 904 m Google MarkerSpesial Borneo  

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