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Lake Kelimutu

Kelimutu is a volcano located on the island of Flores, NTT Province, Indonesia. The exact location of the mountain in the village of Pemo, District Flores, Ende. This mountain has three crater lakes on top. This lake is known as the Lake of Three Colors because it has three different colors, namely red, blue, and white. Even so, the colors are always changing over time.



Flores is a combination word of "keli" meaning mountain and the word "quality" which means to boil. According to local belief, the colors on the lake Flores has the meaning of each and have a very powerful natural forces.

Lake or Tiwu Flores in the top three sections corresponding to the color - the color that is in the lake. Blue lake or "Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai" is a gathering place for the souls of young people who have died. The lake is colored red or "Tiwu Ata Polo" is a gathering place for the souls of the dead and as long as he lived always commit a crime / magick. While the lake is white or "Tiwu Mbupu Ata" is a gathering place for the souls of deceased parents.



The third area of ​​the lake is approximately 1,051,000 square meters with a volume of 1292 million cubic meters. Boundary between the lake is narrow stone walls prone to landslides. This wall is very steep with 70-degree angle. Lake wall height ranges from 50 to 150 meters.
History Flores (1913)

Earlier this area was found by Van Such Telen lio, Dutch citizen Mr. Mama Lio, 1915. Beauty is widely known after Y. Bouman describes in his writings in 1929. Since then the foreign tourists started to come enjoy the lake known as anchor for the local community. Those who come not only a lover of beauty, but also researchers who want to know the natural events that are very rare.

Earlier this area was found by Van Such Telen lio, Dutch citizen Mr. Mama Lio, 1915. Beauty is widely known after Y. Bouman describes in his writings in 1929. Since then the foreign tourists started to come enjoy the lake known as anchor for the local community. Those who come not only a lover of beauty, but also researchers who want to know the natural events that are very rare.


Earlier this area was found by Van Such Telen lio, Dutch citizen Mr. Mama Lio, 1915. Beauty is widely known after Y. Bouman describes in his writings in 1929. Since then the foreign tourists started to come enjoy the lake known as anchor for the local community. Those who come not only a lover of beauty, but also researchers who want to know the natural events that are very rare.


Flores region has established a National Wildlife Conservation Area since February
26, 1992.

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