Important mountain ranges:

Important mountain ranges:
* Cyclop Mountains, in the northeast near Jayapura, with the highest peak 2158 meter.
* Jayawijaya Mountains (Central Mountain Range), in the centre of Papua, between the Sudirman Mountains (Snow mountains) and the Star Mountains. It has high snow covered peaks, like Peak Trikora (Mt. Wilhelmina) with 4730 meter. It includes a very important feature: the famous Baliem Valley.
* Sudirman Mountains (Snow Mountains), western part of the Central Mountain Range in Papua, with extremely high snow covered peaks, like Peak Jaya (Mt. Carstensz) with 5030 meter.
* Star Mountains, eastern part of the Central Mountain Range in Papua, with Mt. Antares as the highest peak (4170 meter) and others, like Peak Mandala (Mt. Juliana) with 4700 meter, Peak Yamin (Mt. Goliath) with 4595 meter and Peak David with 4581 meter.
* Van Rees Mountains, form the western part of the mountain range in the north of Papua. Mt. Dom is with 1430 meter a very modest highest peak.
* Foja Mountains (Gauttier Mountains), form the eastern part of the northern mountain range, with peaks of 2000 to 2193 meter high.
* Kobowre Mountains (Weyland Mountains) are the westernmost part of the Central Mountain Range. Highest peak is 3891 meter.
* Wondiwoi Mountains (Wandammen Mountains) on Wandammen Peninsula form a high mountain ridge running to the north. The highest peak is 2252 meter.
* Fakfak Mountains on Onin or Fakfak Peninsula form an isolated mountain range of volcanic origin, with the highest peak being 1619 meter.
* Arfak Mountains form the easternmost mountain ridge on Birdshead Peninsula. Mt. Mebo is the highest peak with 2940 meter.
* Tamrau Mountains in the Northwest of the Birdshead Peninsula, with Mt. Irau (2582 meter) and Mt. Kwoka (2452 meter) as the highest peaks.

Official National Parks:
* Cyclop Mountains Reserve
* Mamberamo-Pegunungan Foja Reserve
* Rouffaer Reserve
* Lorentz Reserve
* Dolok Island Reserve
* Swamp Biru and Wasur Reserve
* Wandammen Reserve
* Gunung Meja Reserve
* Supiori Island Reserve
* Northern Biak Island Reserve
* Western Waigeo Island Reserve
* Batanta Island Reserve
* Northern Salawati Island Reserve
* Danau Bian Reserve
Proposed Nature Reserves according to http://www.wdpa.org/MultiResult.aspx
West- Berlat Nature  Recreation Park
Longitude (DD) 132.08016428
Latitude (DD) -1.42041072
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 9.194
GIS Total Area (ha) 12.475
West-Sidei-Wibain Nature Reserve
Longitude (DD) 133.67945480
Latitude (DD) -0.74224314
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 900
GIS Total Area (ha) 2.719
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas
West-Tamrau Utara Nature Reserve
Longitude (DD) 132.71462407
Latitude (DD) -0.68383597
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 368.365
GIS Total Area (ha) 346.931
West-Sorong Nature Recreation Park
Longitude (DD) 131.35369391
Latitude (DD) -1.00397462
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1990
IUCN Category V
Documented Total Area (ha) 945
GIS Total Area (ha) 499
West-Sausapor Nature Reserve
Longitude (DD) 132.03000000
Latitude (DD) -0.52998999
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
West-Salawati Utara Nature Reserve
Longitude (DD) 130.82937870
Latitude (DD) -1.00210710
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1990
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 57.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 62.269
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas
West-Gunung Meja Nature Recreation Park
Longitude (DD) 134.01164700
Latitude (DD) -0.83884213
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1980
IUCN Category V
Documented Total Area (ha) 460
GIS Total Area (ha) 348
West-Klamono Nature Recreation Park
Longitude (DD) 131.43160611
Latitude (DD) -1.20987200
Designation Nature Recreation Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 1.909
GIS Total Area (ha) 6.732
West-Jamursba Medi National Park
Longitude (DD) 132.54232600
Latitude (DD) -0.36229179
Designation National Park
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 46.5179
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas
West-Kepulauan Asia dan Ajoe Wildlife Sanctuary
Longitude (DD) 131.12749221
Latitude (DD) 0.57627361
Designation Wildlife Sanctuary
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 764.06
GIS Total Area (ha) 84.865
West-Kepulauan Raja Empat Game Reserve
Longitude (DD) 130.38881097
Latitude (DD) -0.34408668
Designation Game Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1993
IUCN Category IV
Documented Total Area (ha) 60.000
GIS Total Area (ha) 35.931
Site Governance Government Managed Protected Areas

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