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  Java Island, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Solo, Bandung, Semarang, Surabaya, Bromo, Ijen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Located on the northern coast of West Java, it is the center of government, commerce and industry and as such has an extensive communications network with the rest of the country and the outside world.
Flanked by West and East Java, this province is centrally located on Java island with Semarang as its provincial capital situated on the northern coast.
East Java's claim to fame in modern history is its vanguard role in the struggle for independence against colonial forces in 1945.
www.bali-travel-online.com /javaisland   (746 words)

  Java (island) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Java (7° S 109° E) is in a chain of islands with Kalimantan (Borneo) to the north, Sumatra to the northwest, Bali to the east, Sulawesi to the northeast and Christmas Island to the south.
Java is almost entirely of volcanic origin; and contains no fewer than thirty-eight mountains of that conical form, which indicates their having at one time or another been active volcanoes.
Java is by far the most populous island in Indonesia, with nearly 60% of the overall population of the country residing there [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Java_(island)   (1506 words)

 Printable Version on Encyclopedia.com
In Java are the republic's capital and largest city, Jakarta, and the second and third largest cities, Surabaya and Bandung.
Java was a home of early humans (see human evolution); on it were found (1891) the fossilized remains of the so-called Java man, Pithecanthropus erectus.
The Sailendra dynasty (760-860 in Java) unified the Sumatran and Javan kingdoms and built in Java the magnificent Buddhist temple Borobudur.
www.encyclopedia.com /printable.aspx?id=1E1:java   (764 words)

 JAVA - LoveToKnow Article on JAVA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In eastern Java, again, the narrow coast plains are to be distinguished from the wider plains lying between the parallel chains of limestone and between the volcanoes.
The creature known to the Europeans as the flying-cat and to the natives as the kubin is the Galeopithecus volans or variagaInsa sort of transition from the bats to the lemuroids.
In eastern Java the character of the forest is mainly determined by the abundance of the Casuarina or Chimoro (C. montana and C. Junghuhniana).
15.1911encyclopedia.org /J/JA/JAVA.htm   (15798 words)

 Java (island)
The island is divided into three provinces:; Jawa Tengah, Jawa Timur, and Jawa Barat, together with Jakarta Raya (the Jakarta metropolitan district).
Java is crossed from east to west by a chain of mountains rising to 2,750 m/9,000 ft. Of these mountains, 112 are volcanic and 35 are active.
Industries on the island at centres such as Jakarta, Bandung, and Surabaya are largely based on the processing of these agricultural and mineral products, with the addition of timber processing, chemicals, shipbuilding, and motor vehicle assembly.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0008963.html   (418 words)

 Embassy of The Republic Indonesia in Kuwait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Papua on the island of New Guinea and the Aru Islands stand on the Sahul shelf which stretches from the north coast of Australia northwards, the sea depth of which is similar to the Sunda shelf.
An additional advantage of the island of Java is that its coastal plains are not edged by wide swamps as in the case of Sumatra, Kalimantan and Papua, not bordered by coral reefs as in the case of the island of Sulawesi.
On the island of Sulawesi in the north are the Minahasas and in the center the Torajas, and in the southern part, the Makasarese and the Buginese.
www.kbrikuwait.org /en/inf_tourism.htm   (3962 words)

 Java Island - Indonesia Travel - Tour Travel Indonesia - Indonesia Travel Agent - Adventure Travel Indonesia
Java, or Jawa is the most densely populated in Indonesia and a popular destination of travel to Indonesia.
Java island divided into 5 provinces and 2 special regions including the special capital city district Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.
Java is located in a chain of islands with Sumatra to the northwest, Bali to the east, Borneo to the northeast and Christmas Island to the south.
www.indonesiatravelinfo.com /Java.htm   (299 words)

 Java Land
Java, the most heavily populated island of Indonesia, has 2,100 people per square mile, and every one of them knows what Java is. Java is also the most industrialized island in Indonesia and contains most of the large cities including the capital Jakarta, which has its share of cafes to drink Java.
The island is covered with thousands of small farm villages and given that Java is the third largest producer of coffee in the world, many of these farms grow Java.
Java is thought to have been carried to America in the 1660's by infected computer mice.
www.csm.ornl.gov /java   (1395 words)

 WALHI - Java-Bali
Java is one of the most volcanically active islands in the world and is also prone to earthquakes, landslides and flooding.
The Java bio-region is considered relativiely poor in plant and animal species, but only compared to the astonishing variety and unique species found on other islands in the archipelago.
Java is also home to numerous species of lizard, snake and marine and freshwater turtle, many of which are now endangered.
www.eng.walhi.or.id /bioregion/jawa/bio_java-bali_prof   (950 words)

 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Western Java rain forests (IM0168)
Truly born of fire, the islands of Java and nearby Bali were formed as a result of tectonic and volcanic activity.
Java’s natural habitats--including the rainforests of this ecoregion--are a mere shadow of what they once were.
Java is one of the most densely populated islands in the world--which explains why so little natural habitat remains.
www.nationalgeographic.com /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/im/im0168.html   (434 words)

 Island of Java   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
An island arc is a set of volcanoes that grow above a subduction zone.
In the case of Java the volcanoes have coalesced to form a large single island.
Deep blue water of the Indian Ocean to the south contrasts to the sediment laden waters of the Java Sea to the north.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/img_java1.html   (112 words)

 Java - Wiktionary
An island of Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago.
Java sparrow, (Zoölogy): a species of finch (Padda oryzivora), native of Java, but very commonly kept as a cage bird; -- called also ricebird, and paddy bird.
In the male the upper parts are glaucous gray, the head and tail fl, the under parts delicate rose, and the cheeks white.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/Java   (135 words)

 Church proposes to use Java Island for services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ONEONTA — The Java Island storefront could be a place for coffee or prayer under plans to be presented to the Oneonta Planning Commission, a pastor said Monday.
Java Island has been closed for renovations, according to a sign at the entrance.
Frank Monaco, operator of Java Island, said Monday a reopening planned for Feb. 1 was postponed until March 1, pending the outcome of the commissioners’ review.
www.thedailystar.com /news/stories/2005/02/15/java4.html   (840 words)

 Ethnologue: Indonesia, Java, Bali
Island of Bali, northern Nusapenida, western Lombok Islands, and east Java.
The variety spoken on Nusa Penida Island is associated with Bali Aga.
Island of Madura, Sapudi Islands, northern coastal area of eastern Java.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/IndJ.html   (748 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Java (island)
Java (island), island of the Malay Archipelago, southern Indonesia, bounded on the north by the Java Sea, on the east by Bali Strait, on the south by...
Borobudur, Hindu-Buddhist temple, near Magelang on the island of Java in Indonesia.
Built in the 9th century under the Sailendra dynasty of Java, it...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Java_(island).html   (123 words)

 DEHATOUR - INFO EAST JAVA - Island Destination   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Aided by the Java Ballet performances against a backdrop of distant volcanoes, any traveler will be easily enthralled by the East Java experience, capturing the spirit of the province's culture and scenery.
The island of Madura, famous for its bull races, is part of the province of East Java, though it has its own traditions and language.
East Java's claim to fame in modern history is its vanguard role in the struggle for independence against colonial forces in 1945.
www.dehatour.com /data/info_eastjava.htm   (2066 words)

 Java on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Is the Java Cup Half Full or Half Empty?(use of Java by IT departments)(Industry Trend or Event)
The international Java community finalizes Version 2.0 of the Java community process program; Next generation of Java community processsm to be implemented this month.
Geen sulfur lake in the crater of the volcano Kawa Ijen in Java.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/j/java.asp   (1520 words)

 Picture Page on Indonesia
Most of the rice is grown on the island of Java.
All of the fabric used for their clothing is woven from cotton that they grow on the island.
The soil is extremely fertile and the island is densely populated with the forest as seen in the picture.
maps.unomaha.edu /peterson/funda/pictures/indonesia/indonesia.html   (1031 words)

 The conquest of Java Island, March 1942
The number of airmen who had arrived in Java was far more than was necessary for the maintenance of the depleted squadrons, and arrangements were therefore put in hand for the evacuation from the island of some 6,000 men who were unarmed and surplus to requirements.
As the enemy convoys converged on Java Island, Admiral Helfrich brought the submarines closer in to cover the expected landing places, but there were too few to have any decisive effect on the progress of the invasion.
Middle Java was to be held by a few territorial units only, while in East Java the main concentration was to be at Soerabaja for the defence of the naval base.
www.geocities.com /dutcheastindies/java.html   (19697 words)

 Contrasto - Reportage
The island of Java is a world apart.
Java has always been the cradle of Indonesian culture: from Borobudur Temple, one of the biggest Buddhist architectural complex of Asian Southern East, compared to temples in Angkor, Cambodia, and those in Pagan, Myanmar, to Hindu temples, evidencing Indonesian religious and cultural tolerance.
The reportage shot by Riccardo Venturi is a journey throughout the island of Java, from its chaotic capital to its famous volcano range, not to mention temples scattered all over the territory.
www.contrasto.it /eng/reportage/dettaglioprod.asp?idprod=1272   (330 words)

 wat are javanese? - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
Other etnic groups that live in Java are the Chinese and Arabs, the latter especially in the cities along the north coast.
The etnic people from Java can be found all over the Archipelago, since 100's of years there was a influx of people from Java into Lampung (South Sumatra) Under Dutch rule transmigration programs were started, to have cheap laborforces on the plantations in Sumatera.
To the ancient Indian, this island of Java is known as Yawadwipa, the land of barleys...interestingly enough.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=17865   (883 words)

 DEHATOUR - INFO CENTRAL JAVA - Island Destination   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The very first Moslem kingdom on the island was founded in 1511 at Demak, about 40 km from Semarang, which became the beachhead from which Islam spread out throughout the island.
Pre-Independence Heads of Regencies, functioning like small kingdoms throughout Java during the Dutch colonial era, were mostly descendants or relatives of the Solo royal houses which were at the time sufficiently cooperative with the colonial administration.
It is situated on Java's normally flat northern coast and appropriately called the capital of Central Java as it lies just about halfway between the two extreme east and west coasts of the island.
www.dehatour.com /data/info_centraljava.htm   (2400 words)

 Sunrise on Java Island
Java is an enormous island and one of the densest populated areas in the world.
In order to reach Java from Bali by land, we have to go to the ferry boat at Gilimanuk on western Bali, where we arrive by bus around 2 o' clock in the afternoon.
In 1883, the island exploded with a boom, which could be heard as far away as Alice Springs in Central Australia, about 3.500 kilometers away, and for months after that event, the sunsets all over the world had a special red colour because of the ashes in the atmosphere!
www.ponty.dk /java-eng.htm   (1989 words)

 Java   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
(Jakarta is considered part of West Java, though like Washington DC it has its own "province".) The majority of the ancient Hindu and Buddhist temples reside in the Central and East provinces, particularly around Yogyakarta near the southern coast.
In the opposite direction out to sea are western Java's 1000 Islands, a collection of small islands turned into individual resorts.
the center of Java Island, as captured on the drive between the West Java city of Cirebon, along the northern coast to Semarang, stopping at the border with Yogyakarta province.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/id/1_id_java.htm   (894 words)

Then we configure the configuration file and we run the island inside the directory where the classes are placed.
The leader island will be run when the others islands are ready.
In the case that we decide to create a script file to simplify the islands execution it must be placed in the home directory.
neo.lcc.uma.es /JGDS/pages/8.html   (553 words)

 Indonesia volcanoes subside despite Java quakes. 16/04/2005. ABC News Online
Indonesian scientists are monitoring nine volcanoes after a string of moderate earthquakes caused rumbles on Java island.
Fauzi, an official at the Bureau of Meteorology and Geophysics in Jakarta, said a third quake of magnitude of 5.9 was recorded in the Sunda strait, near Mount Anak Krakatoa (Child of Krakatoa).
The tremor was felt in Jakarta and Lampung province on Sumatra island.
www.abc.net.au /news/newsitems/200504/s1346820.htm   (402 words)

 World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
An undersea quake measuring between 6.0 and 6.5 occurred at 11:17 am (0417 GMT) and was felt in the Indonesian capital and its outskirts, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.
The epicenter was in the Sunda Strait, a narrow stretch of water separating Java and Sumatra islands, in which the remains of the legendary Krakatoa volcano continue to smoulder.
Another tremor struck at 9:06 am and was felt in the nearby city of Bandung, the capital of West Java province, the agency said.
www.dailynews.lk /2005/04/16/wld02.htm   (275 words)

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