Sunda


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Sunda

 

a strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java in Indonesia. It connects the Indian Ocean with the Java Sea. The width of the strait at its narrowest point is 22 km, and the depth in the channel at its shallowest point is approximately 50 m. The Krakatoa volcano is located in Sunda Strait.

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This rampart is pierced by several sally-ports for the convenience of ships and whales; conspicuous among which are the straits of Sunda and Malacca.
If the wind only held, little doubt had they, that chased through these Straits of Sunda, the vast host would only deploy into the Oriental seas to witness the capture of not a few of their number.
When I had him in my cabin--he stood by the door looking at me as if I had the halter round my neck already--I asked him right away to leave my cabin door unlocked at night while the ship was going through Sunda Straits.
I mean that when I was leaving the office the news editor told me that a telegram had come in confirming the general illness of the Sumatra natives, and adding that the lights had not been lit in the Straits of Sunda.
1883: Krakatoa, a volcanic island in the Sunda Strait between Sumatra and Java, erupted with thousands killed by the resulting tidal waves.
includes a crocodile pool, which will be home to Frank and Frankie, a pair of Sunda gharial crocodiles.
The new pool is home to Frank and Frankie, a pair of Sunda gharial crocodiles, each weighing around 500kg and measuring 3.
He has two more goals in cup competitions, while Sunday's late equaliser cup comp Sunda against Poland was just his second competitive goal in 52 caps.
She was taken to the RVI for treatment and, on Sunda y, police said she was still recovering in hospital following the incident.
TransNusa also operates a BAe 146-200 and four Fokker 50s on flights in the Nusa Tenggara, Lesser Sunda Islands, region of Indonesia.
This diversity of population also means a variety of Arabica coffees: Aceh Gayo, Mandheling, Lintong, Sunda, Bali, Toraja, Flores and Papua.
The zones of disturbance logging activities and wildlife hunting were shown to impact species presence, with some species only occurring in green zones (currently unlogged forest), such as stink badger (Mydaus javanensis) and some species only occurring in red zones (high logging activity), including species of conservation concern, such as Sunda clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi) and Sunda pangolin (Manis javartica).