Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Mount Matutum

Mt. Matutum
  • The municipality's most imposing landmark and is one of the favorite climb destination in SOCCKSARGEN area. Mt. Matutum is a steep mountain located within Barangays Kinilis, Landan, Maligo and Palkan of the Municipality of Polomolok in South Cotabato Province. A recent forest cover survey reported that the forest stands on Mt Matutum are found at 1,290 to 2,270 m, and are therefore all montane in type. Mt Matutum has a forest reserve of 14,000 ha, of which c.3,000 ha. is reported to still be primary forest.[2] Mt. Matutum Forest and Natural Park will soon be the habitat of captive-bred Philippine eagle after the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) considered the suitability of Matutum for the experimental release of the world renowned Philippine national bird.


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