Banda Sea


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Banda Sea

(băn`də, bän`dä), section of the Pacific Ocean, c.600 mi (970 km) long and c.300 mi (480 km) wide, E Indonesia, outlined by the South Molucca islands. The deepest point is c.24,000 ft (7,300 m). Reefs and currents near the sea's islands are a hazard to shipping.

Banda Sea

a part of the Pacific in Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea
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The earthquake hit at the depth of 210 km beneath the southeastern Banda Sea near the complex plate boundary between the Australia and Sunda plates on Monday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
Both as a reference for further research in the development of science and technology in the field of management of tuna fisheries in the western Banda Sea
NAOMI MATTHEW: 4.00 Love Action, 4.30 Inner Angel, 5.00 Penzena, 5.30 Excellent Thought (nap), 6.00 Beckermet (nb), 6.30 Satwa Gold, 7.00 Banda Sea.
KEMPTON: 2.20 Absa Lutte, 2.50 Nomoreblondes, 3.20 Ask The Orcacle, 3.50 BAB AL SALAM (NAP), 4.20 Fullandby, 4.50 Banda Sea, 5.20 Grey Boy.
JAKARTA - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 occurred in the Banda Sea of eastern Indonesia late Saturday, but no destructive tsunami was generated and there were no initial reports of casualties or damage.
On the island in the Banda Sea, 67 houses were reportedly swept away when the tsunami swamped six villages on the coast.
The quake, measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale, struck deep beneath the Banda Sea - 120 miles south of Ambon city in the Maluku Islands.
The 7.7-rated tremor was off the eastern coast in the Banda Sea.
Decline in tuna fish production has been recorded in the Indian sea, Makassar strait, Timor Sea and Banda Sea.
In the Indonesian note, the sea-lanes are defined as: "Sea Lane I" following the route: South China Sea, Natuan Sea, Karimata Strait, Java Sea, Sunda Strait; "Sea Lane II" following the route: Sulawesi Sea, Makasar Strait, Lombok Strait; and, "Sea Lane IIIA", "Sea Lane IIIB", and "Sea Lane IIIC" all of which share the following route: Pacific Ocean, Maluku Sea, Seram Sea, Banda Sea, but then take different directions.