Sediments Around the Riau Islands, Indonesia
Riau Islands is a province of Indonesia, consisting of Riau Archipelago, Natuna Islands, Anambas, and Lingga Islands. There are around 3,200 islands in the province.
Batam has a majority of the province’s population. Other populated major islands include Bintan and Karimun. Sizewise, however, the sparsely populated Natuna Islands are larger.
While the amount of sediments is densest, appearing golden brown, around the Riau Islands, sediments are also present along the entire coastline of Indonesia and the Malay Peninsula.