Geotourism on XIII Koto Kampar: an Approach for Sustainable Eco-Geo System

  • Adi Suryadi Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Islam Riau, Jl. Kaharuddin Nasution No 113, 28125, Indonesia.
  • Tiggi Choanji Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Islam Riau, Riau, Indonesia 28284
  • Yuniarti Yuskar Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Islam Riau, Jl. Kaharuddin Nasution No 113, 28125, Indonesia.
  • Nanda Natasia Faculty of Geological Engineering , Padjadjaran University, Jl. Raya Bandung – Sumedang km 21, Jatinangor, Indonesia
  • Tristan Aulia Akhsan Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Islam Riau, Jl. Kaharuddin Nasution No 113, 28125, Indonesia.
  • M Revanda Syahputra Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Islam Riau, Jl. Kaharuddin Nasution No 113, 28125, Indonesia.
Keywords: Geotourism, Geology, Geomorphology, Sustainable, XIII Koto Kampar

Abstract

XIII Koto Kampar has become one of the potential geotourism destinations in Riau Province. The beauty of geomorphological view of XIII Koto Kampar is the main attraction for tourism. This study aims to expose the uniqueness of geological conditions that form the geomorphological of study for educational, social and economic purposes. The method used for this study is a combination of geological and geomorphological mapping and assess the inventory of geosites. Geomorphological of study area is consist of wide lake with some islands on it. Based on the elevation, geomorphology of study area devided into four which are flatland, gentle hill, steep hill and very steep hill. The result of geological mapping shown there are two dominated rock claystone and sandstone. Geotourism potential of study area classified into three main zone namely geomorphological landscape zone, water play zone and waterfall zone. Sustainable system of geotourism of XIII Koto Kampar is potential livelihood to increase the economical of local society.

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2019-12-30
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