Sunday, July 24, 2011
Waigeo Island is an island located in the province of West Papua. Waigeo island is also known by the name amberi, or Waigiu. Waigeo Island is the largest island of the four main islands in the Raja Ampat Islands. The distance between the island of Halmahera Waigeo with about 65 km. Three other islands Salawati, Batanta and Misool. The total area is approximately 3155 Islands Waigeo km ², and has a height of almost 1000 m. The total area of the island from west to east Waigeo island about 110 km, while from north to south about 50 miles. Since 1997, the island has become a cultured pearl is owned by Australian company Atlas Pacific.