Sunda Strait


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Sunda Strait

, Soenda Strait
a strait between Sumatra and Java, linking the Java Sea with the Indian Ocean. Narrowest point: about 26 km (16 miles)
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Thereafter, the Gentlemen Seventeen would focus--as Matelieff already did--on the Sunda Strait and northwestern Java.
Rotz rejected Mallard's interpretation of Sunda Strait as the Magellan expedition's way out.
Among the projects are the mega Sunda Strait bridge (JSS), Batang coal-fired power plant in Central Java, Trans-Sumatra toll road and Muara Wahau rail track in East Kalimantan.
The latest incident follows the deaths of about 300 asylum seekers since December along the same route, in the Sunda Strait between Java and Christmas Island.
He said that the bodies belonged to Pakistani men, who were part of a larger group of some 217 passengers from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran via boat, which is capsized on 22 June 2012 whilst travelling through the Sunda Strait in Indonesia to Christmas Island in Australia.
9-magnitude quake struck Indonesia's Sunda Strait early Sunday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.
An increasing number of couriers, however, are apprehended at smaller provincial airports and at various seaports, mostly in the areas bordering the Strait of Malacca and the Sunda Strait.
29, 2011, SPA -- The death toll in the fire on the KMP Laut Teduh II ferry in the Sunda Strait early on Friday has risen to nine, police said.
Summary: Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano in Sunda Strait, straddling East Java and Sumatra, spewed ash and flaming rocks.
The most important infrastructure development projects that may be soon be realized are the Trans-Sumatra railway line from Lampung to Aceh, the Sunda Strait Bridge connecting Java and Sumatra, the Trans-Bangka-Belitung highway and telecommunications and power network improvements.
The Sunda Strait, being the shortest diversion for ships up to 100,000 dwt.
The packed boat was stopped in the Sunda Strait on Sunday after Rudd reportedly called Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the Indonesian president, to request assistance in intercepting it.