Talaud

Talaud

 

a group of Indonesian islands in the western Pacific Ocean, located between the Moluccas and Mindanao Island. The area of the islands is 1,281 sq km and the highest elevation is 680 m, on the island of Karakelong. The Talaud Islands are composed of gabbros, basalts, sandstones, and, in the coastal areas, coral limestones. They are covered with tropical rain forests. Fishing is a primary industry, and copra and wood products are the major exports. The chief port is Beo.

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The four Navy personnel disappeared while escorting three of the Filipino fishermen to Talaud Island in Indonesia, aboard the Filipinos' fishing boat.
The Indonesia Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said the quake which struck just 22 minutes before midnight (16:3 GMT) 8Monday, centered about 58 kilometers (36 miles) southeast of Talaud islands in North Sulawesi province, has no potential to trigger tsunami.
The epicenter of the stronger quake was located 31 kilometers southwest of the Talaud archipelago in the Pacific, right on the maritime border between Indonesia and the Philippines.
A closer look at individual districts reveals that there was only one municipality where the ANLP was not the highest in 2009 (Tomohon) and only three districts where the ENLP in 2009 was lower than in previous years (Kepulauan Talaud, Kolaka North, and Buru).
The partnership aims to build the capacity of IUU rule enforcement, Port State Measure development, a number of marine and fishery-related training programs and workshops, Sea Grant Partnership improvement, as well as deep sea exploration cooperation in the Sangihe Talaud Region.
Foreign currencies are used in areas such as West Kalimantan, Papua, Sangir Talaud and Timor, Many people are paid in Malaysian ringgit in the border areas with Malaysia and in peso in the border areas with the Philippines, he said.
Christian Evangelical Church of Sangihe Talaud (GMIST) [Indonesia]
Other mammals include the rat-like Cuban solenodon, the Christmas Island shrew, the Vanikoro Flying Fox of the Solomon Islands, the Australian central rock rat and the Talaud Flying Fox of Indonesia.
Indonesia issued a tsunami warning after the quake rocked North Sulawesi Province's Talaud Islands, located about 2,400 kilometers northeast of Jakarta and 1,320 km southeast of Manila, at 1:34 a.
2 magnitude quake occurred at a depth of about 10km near the Talaud islands north of Sulawesi.
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The Indonesian island of Talaud is another small example.