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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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La plupart des victimes ont ete recensees a Palu, agglomeration de 350 000 habitants sur la cote ouest des Celebes qui a ete secouee vendredi par le fort seisme de magnitude 7,5 puis frappee par un tsunami.
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 quake, which had its epicenter in the Celebes Sea, was around 390 miles in depth.
In this book he reconstructs, on the basis of a wide range of sources, including interviews with his father's comrades, what happened in these ominous twelve weeks in South Celebes, and the exact role of his father.
The quake, measuring 5.9, was located in the Celebes Sea, 67 kilometres (42 miles) west of Palimbang town on the southern island of Mindanao, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
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.
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).
BOMBER FAMILY A new species of polychaete worm was found about 2,800 meters down in the Celebes Sea, south of the Philippines.