5 unique facts about the island of Samosir, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Netgenz - Destinations North Sumatra | Hello friends, on this occasion we will discuss the topic of the province of North Sumatra, namely 5 unique facts about the island of Samosir, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Natural attractions themselves are a suitable place to spend vacation time and unwind from daily activities, especially for someone who doesn't like crowds, this place is perfect for him. Considering the Aceh Province itself is no less interesting for its natural destinations, read the Best Tourist Destinations in Aceh. And more about the Best Tourist Places in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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These are 5 unique facts about the island of Samosir, North Sumatra, Indonesia




1. Samosir is a volcanic island

Samosir is a volcanic island

Samosir is a volcanic island




This is one of the interesting facts about this island. This island is located in the middle of this lake. Standing at an altitude of 1,000 meters above sea level, creating a cool and cool atmosphere as well as a beautiful panorama.

Beautiful natural panoramas have become commonplace up there. Because of its unique position, this island becomes a magnet for tourists to come to this area. Not only tourists from within the country are interested in coming, but also many tourists from abroad who are willing to take their time to be able to witness the exoticism of this island.

To go to Samosir Island, you can do it in the morning by buying a ferry ticket for Rp. 10,000, - per person. While waiting for the ferry to come to pick you up, you can take advantage of that time to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery around the Lake Toba area.



2. Almost as Big as Singapore

Almost as Big as Singapore

Almost as Big as Singapore




Reporting from the Indonesia.go.id page, Samosir Island is almost the same area as Singapore. This island has an area of about 63,000 hectares or about 640 square kilometers. Meanwhile, Singapore has an area of about 72,150 hectares. The difference between the area of Samosir Island and Singapore is not too far, only about nine square kilometers. So Samosir and Singapore are almost the same in terms of island size.


3. The Raised Bottom of the Lake

The Raised Bottom of the Lake

The Raised Bottom of the Lake




Some experts say that Samosir Island is a raised lakebed. based on algae fossils that have been found everywhere on Samosir Island, precisely in the middle. The formation of this island from the great eruption of Lake Toba occurred long ago. Green algae began to grow slowly at the bottom of the lake during the eruption. The magma chamber under Lake Toba begins to fill again and slowly pushes the rock that clogs it to form Samosir Island.


4. Occupies the five largest islands in the world in the middle of the lake

Occupies the five largest islands in the world in the middle of the lake

Occupies the five largest islands in the world in the middle of the lake




Samosir Island was once still part of the Toba-Samosir Regency. However, after being divided into its own autonomous region, Samosir Island was expanded into a district, namely Samosir Regency. The island consists of six sub-districts, from nine sub-districts in Samosir Regency. Samosir Island is ranked as the fifth largest lake in the world in the center of the island. Because of how big and wide



5. There is a lake in the middle of the lake

There is a lake in the middle of the lake

There is a lake in the middle of the lake




Another uniqueness of Samosir Island is the existence of a lake on the island. Samosir Island is famous for its two lakes, namely Lake Sidihoni and Aek Natonang. These two lakes offer quite beautiful views and are often a tourist destination when it comes to Samosir Island. This lake can also be used as a camping site for nature lovers. In addition to beautiful natural spots, this place is perfect for those of you looking for natural panoramas.




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