Some Geological Attractions Of Mount Chamah Area, Kelantan, Malaysia

Dony Adriansyah Nazaruddin, and Hasimah Hassan, and Ahmad Fadli Ahmad Sanusi, (2013) Some Geological Attractions Of Mount Chamah Area, Kelantan, Malaysia. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 9 (3). pp. 1298-1304. ISSN 1819-544X


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Mount Chamah (peak: 2171 m) is the highest point in the state of Kelantan, Malaysia and is one of the mountain peaks of the Main (Titiwangsa) Range, the “backbone” of Peninsular Malaysia. Preliminary identification and mapping of geological attractions in Mount Chamah area have been conducted by Universiti Malaysia Kelantan in collaboration with Kelantan State Forestry Department in 2011. Like other areas in the range, Mount Chamah area was also formed mostly of intrusive (granitic) rocks. Several main geological attractions in the area have been identified, such as Pichong River, Lata Pichong Waterfall, “Boat Rock” outcrop, and the morphologic panorama of the summit area.

Item Type: Non-Indexed Article
Subject Heading: Mountains
Subject Heading: Mountains - Kelantan - Malaysia
Subject Heading: Granite - Kelantan- Malaysia
Subject Heading: Physiographic provinces - Kelantan - Malaysia
Keywords: Mount Chamah - The Main Range - Geological attraction - Identification - Mapping
Faculty: Faculty of Earth Sciences
Deposited By: En. Dony Adriansyah Nazaruddin
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 02:31
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2015 02:34

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