Halmahera Island, North Maluku, Indonesia 2 {Explore}

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Photo taken from a helicopter (my first time in one). The early morning view over the mountains was awesome.


Halmahera (also Jilolo or Gilolo) is the largest island in the Maluku Islands. It is part of the North Maluku province of Indonesia.


Halmahera has a land area of 17,780 km² (6,865 sq mi) and a population in 1995 of 162,728. About half of its inhabitants are Muslim and about half are Christian.


If you are curious on the difference between fog, mist, clouds, here is a useful resource



Also shown here: www.indonesia.travel/en/destination/432/halmahera-island

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Taken on August 12, 2009