Bali Sea

Bali Sea

The Bali Sea ( _id. Laut Bali) is the body of water north of the island of Bali and south of Kangean Island in Indonesia. The sea forms the south-west part of the Flores Sea, and the Madura Strait opens into it from the west. [cite book |title=Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary |publisher=Merriam-Webster |year=1997 |isbn=0877795460 ]

Bali Sea is sometimes being grouped with Flores Sea for oceanographic purposes, however in some nautical charts, Bali Sea is written as a distinct sea for navigation. The sea, which is part of Australasian Mediterranean Sea, has a coverage of km2 to mi2|45000 wide area and the maximum depth of m to ft|1590. [cite web| title=Glossary of Physical Oceanography and Related Disciplines |author=Steven K. Baum |publisher=Texas A&M University |accessdate=2007-10-09 |url= |date=August 17 2001]

The circulation and mass water properties in Bali Sea are a continuation from Flores Sea to the Java Sea in the north. In oceanographic, Bali Sea is concerned with the Indonesian throughflow coming from Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean, the flow of which are mostly passing through Bali Strait and Lombok Strait. [cite book| author=Rhodes W. Fairbridge |title=The Encyclopedia of Oceanography |publisher=Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. |year=2000 |id=ISBN 0442150709]

In a recorded tsunami history, Bali Sea observed several tsunamis. The 1815 Tambora eruption (scale 7 of Volcanic Explosivity Index) formed tsunamis on 22 September 1815 at coordinate coord| -8.00|115.20 and three years later (8 September 1818) from subsequent volcanic activities at coordinate coord|-7.0|117.0.cite web| url=| author=National Geophysical Data Center |work=Natural hazards |accessdate=2007-10-09 |title=Tsunami Events where Source Location Name includes bali sea] Two more tsunamis were recorded in 1857 and 1917 with maximum height of m to ft|3 and m to ft|2 respectively.

ee also

* Geography of Indonesia
* Indonesian throughflow


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pondok Bali Sea View Bungalow — (Ловина,Индонезия) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Jalan Ra …   Каталог отелей

  • Sea of Azov — at Novaya Yalta, Donetsk Oblast …   Wikipedia

  • Sea of Marmara — Propontis redirects here. For the Liberian cargo ship, see SS Propontis. Map of the Sea of Marmara …   Wikipedia

  • Sea of Okhotsk — Coordinates: 55°N 150°E / 55°N 150°E / 55; 150 …   Wikipedia

  • Sea of Japan — Japanese name …   Wikipedia

  • Bali, Hinduism in —    Bali, an island in the Indian Ocean immediately east of Java, is today a part of the country of INDONESIA. Unlike the rest of predominantly Muslim Indonesia, however, Bali is overwhelming Hindu. Its unique history reaches back to the spread of …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Bali Niksoma Boutique Beach Resort — (Легиан,Индонезия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Jl …   Каталог отелей

  • Sea Breeze Candidasa — (Кандидаса,Индонезия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Mendira Beach, Banjar …   Каталог отелей

  • Bali — This article is about the Indonesian island. For other uses, see Bali (disambiguation). Bali   Province   …   Wikipedia

  • Balí — Para otros usos de este término, véase Balin. El avatara Vamaná le pide tres pasos de tierra a Balí Majarash …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

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

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.