Timang Beach

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View of Timang beach and Panjang island Pemandangan Pantai Timang dan Pulau Panjang.jpg
View of Timang beach and Panjang island

Timang beach is a beach attraction is a region at the boundary between the sea and the land that is located in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. [1] [2] Timang beach is one beach in Yogyakarta, the sand is white. [3] Timang Beach lies between Siung and Sundak beach in Gunungkidul. [1] The uniqueness of this beach is that there is an island called Panjang Island which is lobster habitat across coastal marine. [3]

Beach Area of loose particles at the edge of the sea or other body of water

A beach is a landform alongside a body of water which consists of loose particles. The particles composing a beach are typically made from rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles. The particles can also be biological in origin, such as mollusc shells or coralline algae.

Sea Large body of salt water

The sea, the world ocean or simply the ocean is the connected body of salty water that covers over 70% of Earth's surface. It moderates Earth's climate and has important roles in the water cycle, carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle. It has been travelled and explored since ancient times, while the scientific study of the sea—oceanography—dates broadly from the voyages of Captain James Cook to explore the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. The word sea is also used to denote smaller, partly landlocked sections of the ocean and certain large, entirely landlocked, saltwater lakes, such as the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea.

Land solid surface of Earth that is not permanently covered by water

Land, sometimes referred to as dry land, is the solid surface of Earth that is not permanently covered by water. The vast majority of human activity throughout history has occurred in land areas that support agriculture, habitat, and various natural resources. Some life forms have developed from predecessor species that lived in bodies of water.



Pantai Timang is located in Padukuhan Danggolo, Kelurahan Purwodadi, Kecamatan Tepus, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta Special Region. To reach this beach visiting will be a little difficult because there is a lack of adequate signposts. Distance to the beach from Wonosari (the Gunungkidul capital region) about 35 km. From Wonosari visitors will be through the direction to Baron Beach. From Mulo turn towards to the Siung Beach until you see Traditional market Dakbong.

Kelurahan Purwodadi District and Villages in Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia

Purwodadi is one of the Kelurahans in Kecamatan Tepus, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. A Kelurahan is an administrative village, the lowest level of government administration in Indonesia.

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Like most beaches in the area most of Gunung Kidul in general , Timang Beach consists of white sand and plants surrounding Pandan tree. This beach has not been developed so that the scenery looks still seems natural. Timang beach consists of two parts of the coast . The first part of the east side is a white sandy beach which is equal to the beaches most. The second part of the west shaped rocks are steep ( hill ) directly adjacent to the sea . In this section there are views of the island or a large stone across the beach . Island or a large rock that the surrounding community is referred to as the Panjang stone, Panjang Island and Timang Island. Panjang Island is known as the best place to hunting lobster by the local community .Timang Beach and Panjang Island connected via cable car is driven on the rope that connects the beach to the top of the island . The ropes used a diameter of 4 cm and has a length of approximately 200 meters . Communities around the regular use of the cable car to go fishing and lobster in Panjang Island.

Hill Landform that extends above the surrounding terrain

A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain. It often has a distinct summit, although in areas with scarp/dip topography a hill may refer to the particular section of flat terrain without a massive summit.

Lobster family of crustaceans

Lobsters are a family of large marine crustaceans.

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