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  Kai Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The islands are south of the Bird's Head Peninsula of Papua, west of the Aru Islands, and northeast of the Tanimbar Islands.
The Kai islands are made up of numerous islands, including Kai Besar or Nuhu Yuut or Nusteen (Great Kai), Kai Kecil or Nuhu Roa or Nusyanat (Little Kai), Tanimbar Kei or Tnebar Evav, Kai Dulah or Du, Dulah Laut or Du Roa, and the Kuur, Taam and Tayandu or Tahayad island groups.
The Kai islands are part of Wallacea, the group of Indonesian islands that are separated by deep water from both the Asian and Australian continental shelves, and were never linked to either continent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kai_Islands   (569 words)

  
 Tanimbar Islands: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
350pxrightthumbsaparuasaparua is an island east of ambon island in the indonesian province of maluku....
The barat daya islands (kepulauan barat daya in bahasa indonesia) are a group of islands in the maluku province of indonesia....
Buru is an island in the maluku (indonesian province) province of indonesia....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ta/tanimbar_islands.htm   (798 words)

  
 Kai Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Kai Islands (or Kei Islands) form an island group that is part of the Maluku province of Indonesia.
The islands are southeast of Seram west of the Aru Islands and northeast of the Tanimbar Islands.
The Kai islands are part of Wallacea the group of Indonesian Islands that separated by deep water from both the Asian and Australian continental shelves and were never linked to either As a result the Kai islands have native mammals.
www.freeglossary.com /Kai_Islands   (414 words)

  
 Travel97: Journey to Yesterday
The Spice Islands were once the most sought-after palm specks in the world, the mysterious source of nutmeg and cloves, their location unknown to all but a secretive group of Arab and Chinese traders.
Four years ago, I discovered on the Kai Islands what must be the world's most beautiful beach: a virginal stretch of sand fine as flour, as wide as a football field and framed by sapphire waters and 60-foot palms straight out of the paradise manual.
Kai is one of those irresistibly photogenic spots where even the most mediocre pictures draw sighs from friends at home.
www.sptimes.com /Travel97/10198/Journey_to_Yesterday.html   (2546 words)

  
 The Sea Turtle Harvest in the Kai Islands
This intensive take of turtles in Kai may be due to the lack of forest resources, such as bird, deer and pig and an increasing population of residents in the region.
Kai residents subsist primarily on marine resources and agriculture, and fish and marine turtles are the main sources of protein throughout the year.
Leatherbacks are easily accessible to fishermen in the Kai Islands during October to January, when large numbers congregated in offshore waters to feed on large aggregations of jellyfish.
www.arbec.com.my /sea-turtles/art1julysept01.htm   (2519 words)

  
 Tanimbar Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tanimbar Islands, also called Timor Laut, are a group of about 30 islands in the Maluku province of Indonesia.
The total land area of the Islands is 5440 km² (2100 sq mi).
Other islands include Larat, Selaru, and Wuliaru.]]]]]] The population is approximately 61,000, of whom 44,000 are Christian, and 17,000 Muslim and unknown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tanimbar_Islands   (156 words)

  
 Van Bloemenhuis/Maturbongs - Help on images...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
ELAT, on Kai Besar is the capital of the Kai islands.
The Kai Islanders cultivate taro, yams, maize and rice.
The Kai Islanders were once noted boatbuilders, but since the forests of the islands have plundered that art is declining.
home.tiscali.nl /~bvbloem/sitePa/dirHTMLDocs/pageKEI_GB.htm   (736 words)

  
 Kai articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Kai Islands KAI ISLANDS [Kai Islands] or Kei Islands, island group (c.550 sq mi/ 1,420 sq km), E Indonesia, SE of Seram, in the Banda Sea, in the Moluccas.
Siegbahn, Kai Manne Borje SIEGBAHN, KAI MANNE BORJE [Siegbahn, Kai Manne Borje] 1918-, Swedish physicist, son of Karl Siegbahn.
Jerne, Niels Kai JERNE, NIELS KAI [Jerne, Niels Kai], 1911-94, British-Danish immunologist, b.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Kai   (398 words)

  
 Chapter Excerpt: Zulu Heart by Steven Barnes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
For now, Kai could release the tension from body and mind, allowing both to dwell only in the fathomless crystal blue of the waters, hands and spirit stretching out for the rainbow of tropical fish fluttering just beyond reach.
Whether their destroyers' vessels had flown the flags of their origin or slunk through the islands like sharks in the starlight, death had been the same, the watery graves the same, the end the same: northern Bilalistan belonged to Egypt and Abyssinia alone.
Four years Kai's senior, Lamiya was in both face and form the most elegantly sensual woman Kai had ever known, and he had adored her since childhood.
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 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Banda Sea Islands moist deciduous forests (AA0102)
The Banda Islands are part of the inner arc, whereas the rest of the ecoregion is part of the outer arc.
Although many of these islands are tiny and uninhabitable, the bird populations are seriously threatened by predatory rats and cats that have been accidentally released onto these islands and by the removal of their eggs for sale by fishers traveling through this area (Whitten and Whitten 1992).
We created the Banda Sea Islands Moist Deciduous Forests [AA0102] by combining the islands in the Kai and Tanimbar archipelagos, which were distinguished as a biogeographic unit by Monk et al.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/aa/aa0102_full.html   (1093 words)

  
 The Japanese occupation of the Banda Sea Islands, 1942
Pulling in to the jetty at Saumlaki (Tanimbar Islands) early on the 31st the Chinampa was fired on from the shore and the commander of the Australian detachment on board was killed.
The Babar Island, located east of Timor Island, was occupied by the Japanese forces at 0310 on 30 July 1942 by a platoon of 3rd Yokosuka SNLF, transported by the submarine-chaser Ch21.
The Banda Island, located southeast of Ambon Island, was occupied by the Imperial Japanese troops on 8 May 1942.
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 Barefoot Kai, Cayman Islands Villa
Situated in the lovely quiet resort and residential area of Cayman Kai, this brand new spacious home is decorated in bright cheerful colors reflecting the taste of the Caribbean.
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The Cayman Islands are well known as one of the top diving and fishing destinations in the world.
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 Harraden's Habitat
Tanimbar (Tenimber) Islands, Indonesia, of which Yamdena is the principal island and is said to account for 55 percent of the range of this species.
It was introduced to the Kai Islands to the north of Tanimbar, where it probably no longer occurs, and to the island of Damar in the Southwest Islands.
In 1982, a comprehensive system of protected areas was proposed for Maluku Province, of which the Tanimbar and Kai islands are a part.
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 Maluku Tour, 2007
Long known as the Spice Islands, the Maluku (Molucca) Islands were pivotal research areas in Alfred Russell Wallace's natural history studies which culminated in Darwin's theory of evolution.
Kai Kecil is a low island with only small, but accessible patches of forest left.
Kai Besar is higher and larger with a well-forested, but inaccessible national park at its north end.
www.kingbirdtours.com /itineraries/malukus07it.html   (1463 words)

  
 Kai_Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Kai islands are made up of numerous islands, including Kai Besar (Great Kai), Kai Kecil (Little Kai) and Kai Dulah, and the Kur, Tam and Tayandu island groups.
Kur is spoken on Kur Island and nearby islands, where Kei is used as a lingua franca.
Banda speakers originally came from the Banda Islands, but the language is no longer spoken there.
q-basic.xodox.de /Kai_Islands   (317 words)

  
 Krabi Nearby Islands: Koh Kai, Poda Island, Koh Hong
It's estimated that there are around 200 islands around the Krabi coastline, many are small rocky outcrops that literally rise out of the sea and have no landing access.
Talu Island is home to a large number of swifts which provide the nests essential for the Chinese delicacy, Bird's Nest Soup.
Hundreds of offshore islands lie off Krabi's coast, ranging from small uninhabited rocky outcrops just offshore, to the larger island groups like Ko Phi Phi and the Lanta island group.
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 Gorgeous Island House at Rum Point, Grand Caymans, Caribbean, Independent Vacation Rentals Owner
Located in the heart of Rum Point on the north shore of Grand Cayman, this two-bedroom Island House is ideal for a family or two couples.
The Island House features a pool, deck, lagoon with dock with water views from both the two-story screened-in porch and the pool.
This Island House has two master bedrooms suites located upstairs: each bedroom has a full private bathroom with shower and bath, and sliding glass doors opening on to a private screened-in-balcony (both rooms have a lagoon view), walk-in-closets, ceiling fans, TV's, clock radio and individual air conditioning.
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 KAI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Kai islands are reputed to hold the most beautiful beaches in the world.
ou don't need a permit to visit Kai or Tanimbar islands (info from the Ambon police office) but just to be usre I aksed for such a permit in the PHPA office in Ambon, which issued one without problems.
It is a short taxi ride from the airport to the town of Kai Kecil, normal fare is around 2.500 Rp but be ware of rip-offs there (you could also walk, actually).
www.nature-conservation.or.id /trips/kai2.html   (736 words)

  
 Kai Islands on Dr Suzie
Kai debut in films will be under her own film company, Kai World Films.
Kai Islands, now an independent escort, was a dancer in Los Angeles to Las Vegas to Seattle.
Kai was very sweet after the show talking about her plans for the future.
www.ainews.com /Archives/Story2875.phtml   (441 words)

  
 Banda Sea
Kai Islands - Kai Islands or Kei Islands, island group (c.550 sq mi/ 1,420 sq km), E Indonesia, SE of Seram, in...
Tanimbar Islands - Tanimbar Islands or Tenimbar Islands, group of about 30 islands, c.2,100 sq mi (5,440 sq km), E...
Banda Islands - Banda Islands, group of 10 volcanic islands, c.70 sq mi (180 sq km), E Indonesia, in the Banda Sea,...
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 Island Homes For Sale or For Rent in Cayman Kai, Cayman Islands - Specializing In Vacation Island Houses Rentals And ...
Cayman Kai Vacations specializes in offering the "Island Houses of Cayman Kai" and "Villas" located in the exclusive Cayman Kai area on Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.
This web site would be included in your purchase of the Island House and can be maintain and manage it by yourself or I would manage it completely for you (web site and all rentals) for a monthly fee and commission on gross rentals.
Painting of the interior of the Island House.
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 Kai Islands on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
WE WAS ROBBED!: The Kona Kai Scandal and its Aftermath.
KAI ISLANDS [Kai Islands] or Kei Islands, island group (c.550 sq mi/ 1,420 sq km), E Indonesia, SE of Seram, in the Banda Sea, in the Moluccas.
Salt in an island's wound: squatters Guddy and Kai Birkigt fight to deflect a trend of human and natural resource exploitation.(Robinson Island)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/K/KaiI1sls.asp   (286 words)

  
 CNN - Death toll reaches 54 in Indonesia's riot-torn far east - April 5, 1999
AMBON, Indonesia (CNN) -- Christians and Muslims in the far eastern Kai islands clashed Monday as the death toll in the riot-torn Maluku province reached 54.
Thousands of women and children have fled their villages in the islands to seek refuge in military compounds, churches and mosques.
More than 250 people have died this year in communal violence in the province, mostly in and around the capital Ambon, 550 km (340 miles) northwest of the Kai islands.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/asiapcf/9904/05/indonesia.01   (368 words)

  
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 Kaibo Kai: New Oceanfront Condo in Rum Point, Cayman Islands Vacations Rentals
Our brand new Kaibo Kai condonimium is a beautiful, brand new 2 bedroom, 2 bath direct oceanfront condo located in the Kaibo Kai Complex in the pristine Rum Point community on Grand Cayman.
Kaibo Kai is perfectly located on the ground floor, private corner unit with direct access to the beautiful sandy beaches at Kaibo, and a short stroll over to the Kaibo Yacht Club, Kaibo Beach Bar and Cecil's 5 star dining restaurant.
The condo is fully equipped with the finest furnishing and meticulous with a prescription king size bed in the oceanfront master bedroom and a prescription queen bed in the 2nd guest bedroom.
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 Kai Cicadabird
Kai Cicadabird - Coracina dispar: Kai Cicadabird [Coracina dispar ].
Cicadabird; Coracina dohertyi Sumba Cicadabird; Coracina sula Sula Cicadabird; Coracina dispar Kai Cicadabird; Coracina mindanensis...
NORTH MALUKU: Kai Cicadabird - Coracina dispar; Rufous Fantail - Rhipidura rufifrons; Lemon-bellied White-eye - Zosterops chloris.
www.specieslist.com /endangered/common_name/K/Kai_Cicadabird.shtml   (456 words)

  
 Kai Islands
Kai Islands or Kei Islands (both: kī) [
The group is sometimes called the Key Islands.
Kei Islands - Kei Islands: see Kai Islands, Indonesia.
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