Ancient lakes at Kakaban Coast, Kakaban Island In Indonesia - Kakaban island including the tourist favorite island in the archipelago Derawan. The island is very unique and exotic. How could I not? Consider it from the aerial photographs. An island is land usually extensive. But not with Kakaban. Land boundary wall just like a giant lake in the middle. This lake is a lake formed by ancient geological processes millions of years ago.
In Kakaban never miss the most beautiful moment in the sea. Swim with manta ray fish or stingrays. These fish can be very close to divers without being distracted. If you are lucky, you will see a giant manta ray as long as six meters.
Kakaban indeed special attractions for divers. No less than nine-point dive (diving point). Eight of them on the outside of the island facing the sea and one on the side of the island in the form of a lake. On the outer side of the island the condition is more akin to diving in the seas and blue sharks may be up to you. Being in the lake, you can find jellyfish (jelly fish) without the sting is different from most jellyfish. So you do not have to worry about jellyfish electrocuted.
Nine point dive in Kakaban is North Face, The Draft, Divers Delight, Rainbow Run, The Plateau, The Wall, Cabbage Patch, Barracuda Point, and Jelly Fish lake.
Kakaban eksepfora a marine environment. The island is emerging as the Holocene epoch, around 19,000 BC has trapped five square kilometers of sea water. The sea water is trapped in the 50-meter ridge, turning the area into the site as land-sea-lake. Another place that looks like it is only the more dominant Micronesian island like a desert.
Some strange and animal species typical of decent observed in the depths of lakes. Travel for thousands of years, making adaptation to a very unique ecosystem for a brackish water environment. The lake is filled with at least 4 different types of stingless jelly fish including one of the best types of Cassiopea (Cassiopea Xamachana).
About three species of Halimeda green algae covering the lake bottom Kakaban island and mangrove roots live side by side with tunicates, sponges, tube worms, bihalves, crustaceans, anemones, sea cucumbers, sea snakes and at least five species of gobies. There are also many unknown species are in abundance. A researcher Dr Thomas Tomascik of Canada called Kakaban as a marine paradise.
Kakaban still a mystery how the lake plants and animals that can survive in an isolated system is now the subject of conversation to attract scientists and marine geology. Thousands of jellyfish, barracudas, tuna and blue shark are found Barracuda Point, Kakaban.