Fishing port early evening @ Sluke in the region of Lasem

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Java Sea is shallow water with an area of ​​approximately 310,000 km2 of the island of Borneo, Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi in the Indonesian archipelago.

The sea is relatively young, formed in the last Ice Age (about 12,000 years BC) when the two river systems together.

In the west sea, Karimata Strait connecting it to the South China Sea

In the Java Sea islands and there are several islands: Thousand Islands in the northern district of Tangerang and administratively included in the Jakarta area, Karimun Jawa Islands which entered administration in Central Java, Bawean Island and small islands around it, Masalembo Islands, and the island Kangean and its small islands around it which is under the administration of East Java Province.

Fishing is an important economic activity in the Java Sea.

There are over 3000 species of marine life in this area.

Java Sea, particularly in the western part has reserves of petroleum and natural gas that can be exploited.

The area around the Java Sea is a popular tourism destination.

Scuba diving offers the opportunity to explore and photograph the underwater caves, sunken ships, coral reefs and underwater life.

Several national parks are in this area. Near Jakarta, in the Thousand Islands is the Ujung Kulon National Park.

Karimun Jawa is a national park that consists of twenty-seven islands.

Menjangan Island, near Bali, is a national park "secluded".

In the history of World War II, the site of the ill-fated Java Sea for the Allied forces. In February and March 1942, the Dutch Navy, Britain, Australia, and the United States almost destroyed the Japanese attack.

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BernardJ47 on April 25

L+F. Witaj Tiffany Liem. To piękne zdjęcie. Wspaniały widok i kolory. Dziękuję za wizytę w mojej galerii i miły komentarz i oceny zdjęć. Pozdrawiam i życzę miłego dnia dla Tiffany Liem. Bernard

Đoka Ćutak on April 25

Prelepa slika. F14/L21. Pozdrav iz Srbije, Đorđe

Peter van Lom on April 25

L; Nice view. Enjoy your day. Nordic Greetings.

kurt Oblak on April 25

Wunderschön,Like 23 ,liebe Grüße KURT

jades1111 on April 25

sehr schön...LF und viele Grüße

JC EBY © on April 25

like 25 ;friendly from Jean-Claude

Luppo Lui on April 26

nagyon klassz felvétel!


üdv: Luppolui

sogesehen on April 29

Wunderschönes Motiv und Farben ysl m

Aleks Nik on May 2

Очень красивое фото и место! Красивый пейзаж. С уважением, Алекс. L29

giovanerm on May 2


SD34 on May 3

Wonderful! ☆☆Favorite+L!☆☆

Best wishes from JPN,SD34

Dirk V on May 3

Very nice picture, beautiful view! Fav 18 Like 31 and thanks for your comment and YSL to one of my photos.

Friendly greetings from Belgium, Dirk

P. Dardas on May 4

Marvelous composition, great picture. 19*32 :)

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Photo taken in Jalan Sunan Bonang, Sluke, Rembang 59272, Indonesia

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