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Ban·jar·ma·sin

also Ban·djar·ma·sin  (băn′jər-mä′sĭn, bän′-)
A city of Indonesia on a delta island of southern Borneo. An important deep-water port, Banjarmasin was part of a Hindu kingdom in the 14th century and passed to Muslim rulers in the 15th century.
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Banjarmasin

(ˌbændʒəˈmɑːsɪn) or

Banjermasin

n
(Placename) a port in Indonesia, in SW Borneo. Pop: 527 415 (2000). Former spelling: Bandjarmasin or Bandjermasin
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Ban•jar•ma•sin

or Ban•djar•ma•sin

(ˌbɑn dʒərˈmɑ sɪn)

n.
a seaport on the S coast of Borneo, in Indonesia. 481,371.
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The distribution of the three recognized (but scarcely distinguishable) subspecies of Borneo Orangutan are mapped; a potential addition could be the unverified report of some 50 Orangutans in South Kalimantan (Banjermasin Pos 10 Oct.
A flood of military expeditions, leading to a significant extension of administrative control, swept over the archipelago: Jambi (1901-1907) and Kerinci (1902-1903) on Sumatra, Ceram in the Moluccas (1904), Banjermasin in Southeast Kalimantan (Borneo) (1904-1906), Bone and other regions in South and Central Sulawesi (Celebes) (1905-1907), Bali (1906) and Flores (1909), both part of the Sunda Islands.
If indeed Ventimiglia's mission was located on a river called Caljong Cajamp, the really big problem is that the mission must have been to the northeast of Banjermasin, in a region that was under the control of the Sultan or the pangerans, which does not fit with the early accounts that I analyzed above.
Others came from Banjermasin via Batavia to Surabaya and to Biak, others continuing to Hollandia.