What ocean is Indonesia surrounded by?
Geography of Indonesia
Straddling equator, the archipelago is on a crossroads between two oceans, the Pacific and the Indian Ocean, and bridges two continents, Asia and Australia. Indonesia has many high mountains, the highest of which are over 4000 metres.
What sea or ocean is Bali in?
The Bali Sea (Indonesian: 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.
|Surface area||45,000 km2 (17,000 sq mi)|
Which Sea is located between Indonesia and Australia?
Timor Sea, arm of the Indian Ocean, lying southeast of the island of Timor, Indonesia, and northwest of Australia.
Does Indonesia have an ocean?
Indonesia is an archipelagic country located in Southeast Asia, lying between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It is located in a strategic location astride or along major sea lanes connecting East Asia, South Asia and Oceania.
Geography of Indonesia.
|Largest lake||Lake Toba 1,130 km2 (436 sq mi)|
What are the three seas that surround Indonesia?
Indonesia is an island nation in Southeast Asia, between South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean (in north) and the Indian Ocean (in south).
Why Indonesia is called Archipelago?
It originated from Old Javanese and literally means “archipelago”. The name derived from the Old Javanese words of Sanskrit origin nusa (“island”) and antara (“in between”) or antero (“the whole of” or “the collection of”); the combined word therefore connotes “collection of islands” or “archipelago”.
What is the deepest sea in Indonesia?
The deepest hollow in the Molucca Sea is the 15,780-foot (4,810-meter) Batjan (Indonesian: Bacan) basin.
|Part of||Pacific Ocean|
|Surface area||200,000 km2 (77,000 sq mi)|
Is there sharks in the Java Sea?
The pigeye shark or Java shark (Carcharhinus amboinensis) is an uncommon species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, found in the warm coastal waters of the eastern Atlantic and western Indo-Pacific.