Arafura Sea


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A·ra·fu·ra Sea

 (ä′rə-fo͞o′rə)
A shallow part of the western Pacific Ocean between the Timor and Coral Seas, separating New Guinea from Australia.

Arafura Sea

(ˌærəˈfʊərə)
n
(Placename) a part of the W Pacific Ocean, between N Australia and SW New Guinea

A′ra•fu′ra Sea′

(ˈɑr əˈfʊər ə, ˌɑr ə-)
n.
a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea.
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Noun1.Arafura Sea - a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of IndonesiaArafura Sea - a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia
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The picture shows the Lorentz River, which flows southwards into the Arafura Sea at Flamingo Bay, and was named after the man who led two significant expeditions to the island in the early 1900s.
Pool and Pieterszoon, aboard the Klein/Cleen Amsterdam and (Klein/Cleen) Wesel, were instructed to follow the track of Carstenszoon and van Coolsteerdt along the southern coast of what is now known as West Papua, then cross the Arafura Sea to Arnhem Land and survey its northern coastline.
KBR announced it has been awarded a pre-FEED contract by INPEX Corporation through its subsidiary INPEX Masela Ltd for the Abadi onshore LNG Project in the Arafura sea in Indonesia.
Pingtan Marine engages in the ocean fishing business and harvests a range of fish species with its owned and licensed vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone, Indo-Pacific waters, the Arafura Sea of Indonesia and international waters of Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
The books travel by truck from Melbourne to Darwin, and then cross the Arafura Sea on a small mail plane.
The long debate on development options for Indonesia's Masela block, located in the Arafura Sea has finally ended with Indonesian President Joko Jokowi Widodos recent decision to build the LNG plant onshore.
The company primarily engages in ocean fishing with many of its self-owned vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia.
Inpex, the largest E&P company in Japan, operates the offshore Abadi gas field in the remote Arafura Sea, next to Australian waters, in partnership with Shell.
The biggest E&P firm in Japan, Inpex operates the Masela block in the Arafura Sea to produce natural gas and export it in LNG form.
The company engages primarily in ocean fishing with many of its self-owned vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia.
It was described from the Philippines, and in the same study Millar (1975) comments that samples from Arafura Sea (Tokioka, 1952) and Singapore resembled his specimens slightly.