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Langkawi

Langkawi


UNESCOLangkawi is an archipelago in the Andaman Sea that consists of more than a hundred islands that are blanketed in 10-million-year-old rainforests and smatterings of barren rock that poke through the vast tree canopy. The rock formations that can be found here consist mainly of hard granite that make up the spine of the main island and give rise to both Mount Raya (elevation : 881m) and Sawar Hill, as well as much older sandstone formations in the northwest of the main island. These sandstone formations give rise to the Machinchang mountain range and are the oldest rock formations in Southeast Asia, dating as far back as 550 million years. Read more