Tasik Chini: sustaining environmentally sensitive

Tasik Chini: sustaining environmentally sensitive. In: Proceedings of the Colloquium on Lakes and Reservoir Management, 2007. National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM), Seri Kembangan, Selangor, pp. 41-45. ISBN 978-983-9429-02-2 (2008)


Tasik Chini is one of only two natural lakes in Malaysia and is located south-east of the Pahang State. It is the second largest natural lake in Peninsular Malaysia comprising of 12 open water bodies (locally known as "LAUT") within
latitude of 3o 15'40'' N and longitude of 102o 45'40'' E. It covers an area of 202 ha of open water and 700 ha of freshwater swamp (Figure 1). Tasik Chini is one of the popular tourist sites in Pahang due to its picturesque scenery with lotus plants spreading on the lake surface. Spot fishing is among the activities carried out.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Lakes, Water quality, Tourism destinations, Wetland
Taxonomy: By Subject > College of Engineering > Civil Engineering > Water Resources and Environment
Local Content Hub: Subjects > College of Engineering
Depositing User: Farleen Azrina Zamberi
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2022 08:45
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2022 08:45
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