The ‘Zamrud’ lake located in the wet peat swamp forest. This area is located between the Kampar and Siak Watersheds, which are generally part of a wider ecosystem, namely the Kampar Peninsula Peat Swamp Forest Ecosystem.
The ‘Zamrud’ lake consists of 2 (two) adjacent lakes namely ‘Big (ind;Besar)’ Lake with an area of 2,416 ha, and ‘Under (ind;Bawah)’ Lake with an area of 360 ha.
There is a uniqueness on this lake, which is located on the ‘Big’ Lake, which is a moving island. Here there are 4 (four) main islands, namely ‘Big’ Island, ‘Central’ Island, ‘Youngest’ Island and ‘Beruk’ Island. Uniquely, the four islands on the ‘Big’ Lake are islands that can move or also called drift islands. This type of island is formed from silt and vegetation so that at certain times, the island can move to different places according to the movement of water.
In addition, Beruk Island, according to its name, is a habitat for Beruk / apes without tails (Macaca nemestrina).…