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Celebes

and

Celebes Sea:

see SulawesiSulawesi
, formerly Celebes
, island (1990 pop. 12,511,163), c.73,000 sq mi (189,070 sq km), largest island in E Indonesia, E of Borneo, from which it is separated by the Makasar Strait.
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, Indonesia.
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Islamist militancy and piracy have been active there, security forces said, adding that Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines have also held joint patrols in the Sulu and Celebes Seas.
The US Navy was also helping with the reconnaissance mission over the Celebes Sea.
In itself it is a worthy addition to the literature on the South Celebes massacres.
En esas condiciones, podria reafirmarse que el Homo floresiensis es una especie de ' hominido y podria suponerse que las herramientas halladas en la isla Celebes le pertenecieron, lo cual significaria que vivio miles de anos antes de lo que suponia, unos 118 mil, pero como y por que se extinguio son enigmas que siguen presentes.
This year's Neville Shulman Challenge Award is supporting the work of the Hugging the Coast team, made up of six women sea-kayakers and social scientists who will traverse the 250-kilometre length of the Sangihe Archipelago, from Bunaken to Sangihe in the Celebes Sea of the western Pacific Ocean.
Monday evening the pirates ordered them to abandon ship and put them in a life raft, which was found drifting in the Celebes Sea at the time of rescue, Balutan said.
The President of the Republic of Macedonia, Gorge Ivan, opened the exhibition "Elvira Celebes - Ottoman Traveler" in Paris on 14 November.
cholerae of the El Tor biotype), which originated almost 50 years ago in the Celebes.
The navies of the United States and six Southeast Asian countries including the Philippines on Tuesday kicked off an 11-day military drill in the Malacca Strait, Celebes Sea and Sulu Sea, a spokesman for the Philippine military said.
floods the fields of Celebes, Or listening to insects half the night In
22 December 2010 - Norwegian seismic surveyor TGS-Nopec Geophysical Company ASA (OSL: TGS) said Wednesday it will start a multi-client 3D survey in the Tarakan Basin, offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia in the Celebes Sea.
WHOI biologist Larry Madin led a 2007 expedition to explore the Celebes Sea, east of Borneo, and collected samples of what turned out to be a new genus of animals nicknamed "squidworms" (see page 2).