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Lesser Sunda Islands

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Lesser Sunda Islands

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(Placename) the English name of Nusa Tenggara
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Sun′da Is′lands

(ˈsʌn də)
n.pl.
a chain of islands in Indonesia, in the Malay Archipelago, including Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Sulawesi (Greater Sunda Islands) and a group of smaller islands extending E from Java to Timor (Lesser Sunda Islands).
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Noun1.Lesser Sunda Islands - a chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java; includes Bali and Timor
Sunda Islands - a chain of islands in the western Malay Archipelago
Bali - an island in Indonesia to the east of Java; striking volcanic scenery; culture is known for elaborate dances and rituals and for handicrafts
Timor - an island in Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago; the largest and most eastern of the Lesser Sunda Islands
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In April 1909 he embarked on a second trip to the Indies, which brought him to the Straits Settlements, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, and the Philippines, always on the hunt for new material and information.
Sangeang Api is one of the most active volcanoes in the Lesser Sunda islands. Between its first recorded eruption in 1512 and 1989, it had erupted 17 times.
Sangeang Api, located on Sangeang island in Indonesia's Lesser Sunda Islands, erupted at around 4 p.m.
The plate boundaries are most accurate along the axis of the trenches and more diffuse or speculative in the South China Sea and Lesser Sunda Islands. The active volcanic arcs (Siebert and Simkin, 2002) follow the Izu, Volcano, Mariana, and Ryukyu island chains and the main Philippine islands parallel to the Manila, Negros, Cotabato, and Philippine trenches.
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