Geotourism Potential Analysis of North Kalimantan
Shandra Rama Panji Wulung, Ayu Krishna Yuliawati, Mohamad Sapari Dwi Hadian
Shandra Rama Panji Wulung
Available Online June 2019.
- geotourism; geoheritage; geodiversity; north kalimantan province
- The Province of North Kalimantan which was previously part of East Kalimantan Province is located in two main tertiary sedimentary basins which have a major influence on the process of forming mineral resources in this region. This makes North Kalimantan Province have a geological diversity which is the basic capital for the implementation of sustainable development that can be utilized by local communities through their involvement in geotourism development. In addition, geotourism also contributes to conservation efforts and increased geotourist satisfaction. The purpose of this study is to identify geodiversity that has potential as geotourism attraction and analyze geotourism development opportunities in North Kalimantan Province. The research approach uses qualitative methods with the acquisition of primary data (field surveys) and secondary (desk study), whereas the analysis method uses qualitative descriptive analysis, content analysis, and map analysis. The findings of this study are the identification of geodiversity which has the potential as geotourism attraction in each region in North Kalimantan Province which includes 20 geosites scattered in Malinau Regency (2 geosite), Bulungan Regency (8 geosite), Tana Tidung Regency (3 geosite), Nunukan Regency (4 geosite), and Tarakan City (3 geosite). In addition, opportunities for sustainable geotourism in North Kalimantan are analyzed through geotourism attraction, geotourism activity, interpretation, and existing geotourism development.
- Open Access
- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.
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TY - CONF AU - Shandra Rama Panji Wulung AU - Ayu Krishna Yuliawati AU - Mohamad Sapari Dwi Hadian PY - 2019/06 DA - 2019/06 TI - Geotourism Potential Analysis of North Kalimantan BT - 3rd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 283 EP - 287 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125909399 ID - Wulung2019/06 ER -