Sunda Strait
geographical name strait between Java & Sumatra

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sunda Strait — The Sunda Strait (Indonesian: Selat Sunda ) is the strait between the Indonesian Islands of Java and the island of Sumatra. It connects the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean. The name comes from the Indonesian term Pasundan , West Java . [ Sunda… …   Wikipedia

  • Sunda Strait — a strait between Sumatra and Java, connecting the Java Sea and the Indian Ocean. 20 65 mi. (32 105 km) wide. * * * Channel between the islands of Java and Sumatra. It is 16–70 mi (26–110 km) wide and links the Java Sea with the Indian Ocean. It… …   Universalium

  • Sunda Strait — noun the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra …   Wiktionary

  • Sunda Strait — /sʌndə ˈstreɪt/ (say sunduh strayt), /sʊndə/ (say soonduh) noun a strait separating Sumatra from Java. About 25 km at narrowest part …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sunda Strait — a strait between Sumatra and Java, connecting the Java Sea and the Indian Ocean. 20 65 mi. (32 105 km) wide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sunda Strait Bridge — The Sunda Strait Bridge is a planned road and railway connection between the two Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java. After years of discussion and planning, eventually in October 2007 the Indonesian government gave the initial go ahead for… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Sunda Strait — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Sunda Strait caption=An oil painting, HMAS Perth fights to the last, 28th February, 1942 , by official war artist Murray Griffin. It was painted circa 1942 43 at Changi Prison, Singapore, where Perth… …   Wikipedia

  • Sunda — may refer to:In Indonesia: * Sunda Islands, a group of islands in the western part of the Malay archipelago ** Greater Sunda Islands ** Lesser Sunda Islands * Sunda Strait, the strait between Java and Sumatra * Sunda Shelf, part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sunda Kingdom — The Sunda Kingdom was, according to primary historical records from the sixteenth century, a kingdom covering areas of present day Banten Province, Jakarta, West Java Province, and the west of Central Java Province. Based on primary historical… …   Wikipedia

  • Strait of Malacca — The Strait of Malacca connects the Pacific Ocean to the east with the Indian Ocean to the west. Coordinates …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”