Banda Sea
geographical name sea E Malay Archipelago SE of Sulawesi, S of the Moluccas, W of Aru Islands, & NE of Timor

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  • Banda Sea — [bän′də] part of the S Pacific Ocean, within E Indonesia, between Sulawesi & New Guinea, south of most of the Molucca group …   English World dictionary

  • Banda Sea — The Banda Sea is the sea of the South Moluccas in Indonesia, technically part of the Pacific Ocean but separated from it by hundreds of islands, as well as the Halmahera and Ceram Seas. It is about 1000 km (600 mi) east to west, and about 500 km… …   Wikipedia

  • Banda Sea — /bahn deuh, ban / a sea between Sulawesi (Celebes) and New Guinea, S of the Moluccas and N of Timor. * * * ▪ sea, Pacific Ocean Bahasa Indonesia  Laut Banda        portion of the western South Pacific Ocean, bounded by the southern islands of the …   Universalium

  • Banda Sea — Ban′da Sea′ [[t]ˈbɑn də, ˈbæn [/t]] n. geg a sea between Sulawesi (Celebes) and New Guinea, S of the Moluccas and N of Timor …   From formal English to slang

  • Banda Sea — /bændə ˈsi/ (say banduh see) noun a sea between Sulawesi and New Guinea, south of Maluku and north of Timor …   Australian English dictionary

  • Banda Sea — /bahn deuh, ban / a sea between Sulawesi (Celebes) and New Guinea, S of the Moluccas and N of Timor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Banda Sea Triple Junction — The Banda Sea Triple Junction is a geologic triple junction where three tectonic plates meet: the Indo Australian Plate, the Pacific Plate and the Eurasian Plate. It is located on the seafloor of the Banda Sea off the west coast of the island of… …   Wikipedia

  • 2006 Banda Sea earthquake — The 2006 Banda Sea earthquake was an earthquake that occurred in the Banda Sea region, at 16.58.48 (UTC) on January 27, 2006. Reports vary about the strength, with early estimates ranging from 7.2 to 7.5 on the Richter scale. This earthquake,… …   Wikipedia

  • 1938 Banda Sea earthquake — The 1938 Banda Sea earthquake occurred in the Banda Sea region on February 1, 1938, and was the ninth largest earthquake in the 20th century. It registered a magnitude 8.5 on the Richter magnitude scale, and generated intensity VII tsunamis up to …   Wikipedia

  • 2005 Banda Sea earthquake — The 2005 Banda Sea earthquake was an earthquake that occurred in the Banda Sea region, approximately 500 km from East Timor on March 2, 2005. Residents of Darwin felt the impact, despite the epicenter being located approximately 140 km away.… …   Wikipedia

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