Geosite Potential as Tourism Destination in Jebus West Bangka Regency Bangka Belitung Archipelago Province
Irvani, Delita Andini, Guskarnali, Mardiah, Dimas Ardiyanto, Ervina Utami, Sulka Wijaya
Available Online October 2019.
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- Geosite, potensial, tourism
- Bangka Island was formed by collition of some block geology (terraine) in hundreds million years ago. Earth plate amalgamation driven by tectonic force that caused increasing intensity of magmatism, tin mineralation, structural geology dan metamorphic rock formed. The geological condition has attractiveness to be developed as tourism destination, and many geosite in Bangka Island that interesting and can be claimed. The best geosite that collect the highest unique geology in aspect of rocks, structural geology dan landform variety, was done. The study focused on Bembang Beach and its surrounding area in Jebus District West Bangka Region about 120 km far from Pangkalpinang City as Province Capital and it can be reached in 2,5 hours. In Bembang Beach and its surrounding area found at least 4 of 5 types of all rock formation and alluvial deposited that formed in Bangka Island are Pemali Complex Metamorphic, igneous rock Diabas Penyabung, ancient sedimentary rock Tanjung Genting Formation, plutonic rock Granit Klabat that all rock has million years old age, also young river and beach alluvial deposite. Structural geology has developed as symmetrical or asssymetrical fold and trust fault. The landscape unit in geosite is wavy flat and hilly area that gives natural attraction. Beautiful beach area covered by white colour quartz sand, with other condition in the form of villages, culture, hospitality of the population with a strong history of tin, also availability of forest and plantation around the driveway of geosite increasing the potential value for developing the tourism destination as geotourism, natural education tour and geopark
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TY - CONF AU - Irvani AU - Delita Andini AU - Guskarnali AU - Mardiah AU - Dimas Ardiyanto AU - Ervina Utami AU - Sulka Wijaya PY - 2019/10 DA - 2019/10 TI - Geosite Potential as Tourism Destination in Jebus West Bangka Regency Bangka Belitung Archipelago Province BT - International Conference on Maritime and Archipelago (ICoMA 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 109 EP - 114 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoma-18.2019.24 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoma-18.2019.24 ID - Irvani2019/10 ER -