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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.
Now, as many Sperm Whales had been captured off the western coast of Java, in the near vicinity of the straits of Sunda; indeed, as most of the ground, roundabout, was generally recognised by the fishermen as an excellent spot for cruising; therefore, as the Pequod gained more and more upon Java Head, the look-outs were repeatedly hailed, and admonished to keep wide awake.
"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."
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.
Based on the 22 cases of births of Sunda pangolins, females gave birth to one offspring at a time (Table 1).
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She was taken to the RVI for treatment and, on Sunda y, police said she was still recovering in hospital following the incident.
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).
The interconnection network would be built under the sea across the Sunda strait.
"After 18 months of intensive camera trapping, we have identified 27 species of mammals including the extremely rare otter civet and the charismatic Sunda clouded leopard and Malayan sun bear - and six species of birds including the endangered storm stork," The corridor where the animals were snapped connects two fragments of the Lower Kinabatangan wildlife sanctuary, which is used to further scientific research for conservation.
The debut set of four unisex fragrances ($65/each)--01 Sunda, 02 Owari, 03 Century and 04 Petrana--evoke the exoticism of travel and a modern approach to time-honored fragrance traditions, according to the company.
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.