Celebes Sea


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Celebes Sea

A section of the western Pacific Ocean between Sulawesi and the southern Philippines. It is connected with the Java Sea by Makassar Strait.

Celebes Sea

n
(Placename) the part of the Pacific Ocean between Sulawesi, Borneo, and Mindanao

Cel′ebes Sea′


n.
an arm of the Pacific Ocean, N of Sulawesi and S of the Philippines.
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There are deep waters in the south of the archipelago, the north in the Celebes Sea and the western Pacific Ocean.
Among his other dives are Sipadan Island, in the Celebes Sea off the east coast of Malaysia, and the Indian Ocean just off the coast of the Maldives.
Both countries claim ownership of the oil-rich sea block situated in the Celebes Sea which borders the Malaysian state Sabah.
The agreement is the first maritime boundary treaty that includes annexed charts showing the EEZ boundary of the Philippines and Indonesia in the Mindanao Sea and Celebes Sea in the southern Philippines and in the Philippine Sea.
Located in the valley of the Lesan and Marang rivers (Berau and East Kutai districts), a region containing the nearest karstic mountains to the coast of the Celebes Sea, we have been investigating the population dynamics between the coast and the inland karstic forest.
Manila: With Indonesia's assistance, Philippine government officials expressed hope to find 300 tuna fishermen and more than 40 fishing boats at the Celebes Sea, a senior government official said, prompting a militant fishing group to blame the fishing companies, government authorities, and local government leaders for having allowed the fishermen to set sail when Typhoon Bopha landed in the southern Philippines on December 4, the devastation of which ended after three days, on December 7.
Indonesia sent a ship to join the search for the fishermen, who may have been swept toward the Celebes Sea from the Pacific Ocean off southern Mindanao Island, said military spokesman Captain Severino David.
The Indonesian government sent a ship to join the search for the fishermen, who may have been swept toward the Celebes Sea from the Pacific Ocean off southern Mindanao Island, said regional military spokesman Capt.
0 on the Richter scale jolted Celebes Sea between Sulawesi and Mindanao.
9, was located in the Celebes Sea, 67 kilometres (42 miles) west of Palimbang town on the southern island of Mindanao, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
Monday evening the pirates ordered them to abandon ship and put them in a life raft, which was found drifting in the Celebes Sea at the time of rescue, Balutan said.
The navies of the United States and six Southeast Asian countries including the Philippines on Tuesday kicked off an 11-day military drill in the Malacca Strait, Celebes Sea and Sulu Sea, a spokesman for the Philippine military said.