Polapare River

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Polapare River
Kali Polapari, Loko Polapari, Sungai Polapare, Loko Polapare, Lokoe Palaparé
Polapare River is located in Sumba
Polapare River
Location of the mouth
Polapare River is located in Indonesia
Polapare River
Polapare River (Indonesia)
Location
CountryIndonesia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationSumba
MouthMananga Malandoh, Indian Ocean
 - location
Sumba Barat Daya Regency
 - elevation
1 m (3 ft 3 in)
Length18 km (11 mi)

Polapare River (Indonesian: Kali Polapari) is a river of Sumba Barat Daya Regency in the island of Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.[1][2] The length of the river is 18 km.[3] Offshore of the river mouth are the islands of Baholokmonegoro and Barenggemonokodi; Malondobara Island is 1¼ km to the west.[4]

Geography[edit]

The river flows along the southwestern area of Sumba with predominantly tropical monsoon climate (designated as Am in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[5] The annual average temperature in the area is 24 °C. The warmest month is October, when the average temperature is around 28 °C, and the coldest is March, at 23 °C.[6] The average annual rainfall is 2377 mm The wettest month is January, with an average of 444 mm rainfall, and the driest is August, with 15 mm rainfall.[7]

Uses[edit]

Polapare river is developed to be a microhydro energy source.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
  2. ^ Loko Polapari at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 2012-01-17; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
  3. ^ Nama dan Panjang Sungai di Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur Menurut Kabupaten/Kota - BPS NTT. Sumber: Balai Wilayah Sungai NTT II. Diakses 28 Agustus 2017.
  4. ^ Loko Porapari. Mapcarta.
  5. ^ Peel, M C; Finlayson, B L; McMahon, T A (2007). "Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification". Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 11. doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007.
  6. ^ "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016.
  7. ^ "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month - TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016.
  8. ^ (in Indonesian) Hasil Diskusi Kelompok Fokus, Kelompok Kabupaten Sumba Barat Daya, MSF II NTT 14 – 15 Oktober 2014. A. Potensi Pengelolaan Sumber Daya Alam yang Berkelanjutan dan EBT.

Coordinates: 9°42′48″S 119°06′27″E / 9.7133°S 119.1074°E / -9.7133; 119.1074