Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter
 
 
 
 

Search Results for "sumatra":

Sediments in Strait of Malacca by Indonesia and Malaysia

1.0N 102.5E

June 3rd, 2011 Category: Sediments

Indonesia and Malaysia - May 18th, 2011

Sediments flow off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra and into the Strait of Malacca. The sediments are dark brown to the west and tan to the east.

The dark brown sediments are from rivers such as the Siak, whose mouth is opposite Tebing Tinggi Island, which is separated by a narrow channel from Sumatra. It is directly west of Padang Island and directly south of Rangsang Island, and is west of Singapore across the Strait of Malacca.

Sediments in Karimata Strait by Kalimantan Barat, Borneo, Indonesia

1S 109.5E

February 24th, 2011 Category: Sediments

Indonesia - February 13th, 2011

Brown sediments pour into the Karimata Strait from a river on the coast of Kalimantan Barat province, Borneo, Indonesia. The Karimata Strait is the wide strait that connects the South China Sea to the Java Sea, dividing the islands of Sumatra from Borneo (Kalimantan), both in Indonesia.

The strait is about 150 km wide, as measured from the east coast of the island of Belitung to the west coast of Borneo (Kalimantan).  The Karimata islands lie in the eastern part of the Karimata strait, northeast of Belitung and off-shore from the west coast of Borneo. Some of those islands can be seen in the lower left quadrant of this image.

About Us

Earth Observation

Organisations

Archive

April 2018
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

Categories


Bulletin Board


Featured Posts

Information

15


Take Action

Widgets