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Mahakam

 

(Kutai), a river in the eastern part of the island of Borneo (Kalimantan), Indonesia. Length, approximately 720 km; basin area, approximately 80,000 sq km. In the upper course it flows in the mountains, where the channel is full of rapids; in the lower course it flows along a marshy plain. It empties into the Makassar Strait, forming a vast delta. The water level is high throughout the year. There is fishing and logs are floated down the river. The Mahakam is navigable in the lower course. The city of Samarinda is located on the river.

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Production activities are located in the Mahakam River delta, East Kalimantan, through VICO Ltd, a joint venture between Eni (50% stake), which is the operator, and Saka Energi (50% stake).
by Reuters A tug boat pulls a coal barge along the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia, March 2, 2016.
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Jakarta, April 19 (Xinhua-ANI): Rescuers have found 14 bodies and kept searching for 13 others after a boat capsized in Mahakam river in Samarinda of East Kalimantan on Wednesday, rescuers said Friday.
The boat was believed to be carrying up to 68 people when it sank Wednesday on the Mahakam river in Indonesia's part of Borneo island, AP reported.
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TO) each have 50 percent share in the block, which is located at the Mahakam River delta in Southeast Kalimantan.
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Migrations in the past included both short-distance moves to other sites in the same area, and long-distance migrations to a river on the other side of the watershed, or to areas as far as Sarawak, the lower Kayan river basin, Berau, or the middle and lower Mahakam river basin.
I've had some very interesting experiences, including going hulu (inland) on the mighty Mahakam river, meeting Dayak people (they were headhunters less than 100 years ago), sleeping on the floor of the big river ferry with scores of Indonesians all going to a big festival, toe-room only .