geological heritage site in malaysia
24
Oct

Geological Heritage Site in Malaysia

Malaysia is endowed with many geological heritage sites which is suitable for geo-tourism or geopark.  Recently, Kinta Valley was proclaimed as National Geopark.  As a continuous effort, we need to educate public and spread awareness to preserve our geological heritage site.

geological heritage site in malaysia

For those who are interested to visit these locations, please find their coordinates below:

1. Ammonoid & Bivalve of Aring, Kelantan (102°11′ 46.2500″E ; 4° 51′ 3.8000″N)
2. Batu Cave, Selangor (101°41′ 4.6587″E ; 3°14’18.3995″N)
3. Brachiopod  of  Bukit  Buchu, Terengganu (103°02’38.9450″E ; 5°26’19.6434″N)
4. Buaya Sangkut Waterfall, Johor (103°19′ 9.5998″E ; 2°29’47.4006″N)
5. Caves of Gunung Senyum, Pahang (102°26’0.4922″E ; 3°42’3.9031″N)
6. Conglomerate of Bukit Keluang, Terengganu (102°36’30.3602″E ; 5°47’52.0264″N)
7. Deformation Structures of Tanjung Balau,Johor (104°15′ 49.9607″E ; 1° 36′ 38.3462″N)
8. Deformed Rocks of Pantai Chendering, Terengganu (103° 11′ 12.1766″E ; 5° 16′ 3.3108″N)
9. Foraminifera and coral of Bukit Biwah,Terengganu (102°43′ 20.1742″E ; 4°51′ 11.2770″N)
10. Granite of Pulau Tioman, Pahang (104° 09′ 53.8107″E ; 2° 43′ 37.7833″N)
11. Gua Kelam, Perlis (100° 12′ 12.8317″E ; 6° 38′ 41.1832″N)
12. Gua Tempurung, Perak (101° 11′ 15.6121″E ; 4° 24′ 58.8071″N)
13. Igneous Complex of Mersing Islands, Johor (104° 07′ 22.3595″E ; 2° 17′ 26.8811″N)
14. Kilim Karst Pinnacle; Langkawi; Kedah (99° 52′ 11.9714″E ; 6° 25′ 23.8042″N)
15. Klang Gate Quartz Reef; Selangor (101° 44′ 16.7829″E ; 3° 14′ 13.8104″N)
16. Lata Iskandar Waterfall, Perak (101° 19′ 56.6328″E ; 4° 19′ 28.2072″N)
17. Machinchang  Peak,  Langkawi,  Kedah (99° 39′ 40.8099″E ; 6° 23′ 7.3017″N)
18. Sagil  Waterfall,Gunung  Ledang,Johor (102° 37′ 48.5670″E ; 2° 21′ 22.6411″N)
19. Sungai Klah Hot Spring, Perak (101° 23′ 36.1250″E ; 3° 59′ 41.7620″N)
20. Kampung La Hot Spring, Besut, Terengganu (102° 28′ 57.1295″E ; 5° 31′ 32.0225″N)
21. Tembakah Waterfall, Besut, Terengganu (102° 26′ 49.7351″E ; 5° 35′ 11.2405″N)
22. Kinabalu Peak, Sabah (116° 34′ 0.2594″E ; 6° 04′ 12.9330″N)
23. Volcanic Flow Structure of Tandek, Sabah (116° 50′ 49.5827″E ; 6° 31′ 55.8792″N)
24. Volcanic Complex of Tawau, Sabah (118° 04′ 40.5513″E ; 4° 24′ 0.6434″N)
25. Gunung Api Pinnacle,Mulu,Sarawak (114° 55′ 0.8609″E ; 4° 07′ 58.3936″N)
26. Sedimentary Structure of Bako,Sarawak (110° 28′ 2.5346″E ; 1° 44′ 1.5404″N)
27. Batu Lawi Peak, Bario, Sarawak (115° 23′ 11.9412″E ; 3° 52′ 15.5927″N)
28. Gua Niah, Sarawak ( 113° 46′ 41.1629″E ; 3° 48′ 5.4365″N)
29. Faults of Miri Anticline, Sarawak ( 114° 00′ 51.7109″E ; 4° 12′ 26.1206″N)