segala penat lelah anda (dan team PPAG) sepanjang dua tahun berbaloi akhirnya dengan annoucement of the latest World Heritage Site : Lenggong Valley.
i'm proud of ya and PPAG team member especially Dr. Mokhtar Saidin and Dato' Prof. Dr. Zuraina Majid.
congrats lagi sekali!!!!
news on Lenggong declaration as World Hertage Site : TheStar1, The Star2, Bernama, SEAArch. Its the 4th World Heritage Site for Malaysia after Kinabalu Park, Gunung Mulu Park, Malacca & George Town, Penang.
Why is Lenggong important? Because (1) one of the oldest pre-historic cultural sequences in the world (1.83 million years ago), (2) the largest number of undisturbed, in-situ site for Palaeolithic site in an area, (3) evidence of meteorite impact 1.83 million years ago - forming 4km crate and create a new type of rock called suevite, (4) evidence of Toba eruption 74,000 years ago. still can find its ash in Lenggong, and (5) Perak Man (he's in Muzium Negara now) was found in this area, the oldest most complete human skeleton in SEA.
ok. enough. i sounded like one of the archaeologist plak. :P haha *excited*
oh, and i just realized that i only posted two pictures of my Lenggong Trip last year. Through Wordless Wednesday! hahaha. so, i've decided to put all pictures from my Lenggong trip, here, now. :P
bekas tapak ekskavasi
sila lah ke Lenggong untuk melawat Tapak Warisan Dunia :) dan ikan pekasam!
next trip : must go to Lenggong to celebrate!