Java Sea

The Java Sea is a large, but shallow sea located on the Sunda ShelfIt was formed since the sea levels rose at the end of the last ice age

The Java Sea is bounded by the Indonesian islands of Borneo to the north, Java to the south; Sulawesi to the east, and Sumatra to the westKarimata Strait, which is at northwest of Java Sea, links it to the South China Sea

The Sea covers the area of about 320,000 km�


Fishing is an important trading activity in the Java SeaThere are over 3,000 species of marine life in this area

Tourism: Karimunjawa is one of the famous national parks in this areaThe area around the Java Sea is a popular tourist spotScuba diving presents a chance to explore and photograph underwater caverns, wrecks, coral, sponges, and other marine life

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