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OAS seaname Detail for Savu Sea

seanames_id:99
Seaname:Savu Sea
Sea code:48O
Definition:The limits of the Sawu Sea, bounded on the North by Flores, Kawula, Pantar and Alor Islands, and on the South by Sumba, Dana, Roti and Timor Islands, are the following: On the North: The southern coast of Flores Island, from Cape Toro Kerita (8 Degrees 51 Minutes 45 Seconds S - 119 Degrees 43 Minutes 40 Seconds E) eastward to Cape Serbete (8 Degrees 19 Minutes S - 123 Degrees 01 Minutes 10 Seconds E), the eastern extremity of this island; thence a line joining Cape Serbete eastward to Cape Pohon Bulu (8 Degrees 19 Minutes S - 123 Degrees 01 Minutes 40 Seconds E), on the western coast of Adunara Island; and thence from Cape Pohon Bulu eastward, along the northern coasts, of Adunara, Kawula, Pantar and Alor Islands, to Cape Laisumbu (8 Degrees 19 Minutes 10 Seconds S - 125 Degrees 08 Minutes E), the southeastern extremity of Alor Island (the common limit with the Banda Sea, see 6.18). On the East: A line joining Cape Laisumbu southward to Cape Parimbala (8 Degrees 38 Minutes 25 Seconds S - 125 Degrees 07 Minutes 10 Seconds E), on the northern coast of Timor Island (the common limit with the Banda Sea, see 6.18) and thence a line from Cape Parimbala southwestward, along the northwestern coast of Timor Island, to Cape Oisina (10 Degrees 21 Minutes 30 Seconds S - 123 Degrees 27 Minutes 25 Seconds E), the western extremity of this island. On the South: A line joining Cape Oisina southwestward to Cape Pukuatu (10 Degrees 25 Minutes 50 Seconds S - 123 Degrees 22 Minutes 20 Seconds E), the northern extremity of Roti Island (the common limit with the Timor Sea, see 6.13); thence, through Roti Island, southwestward to Cape Boa (10 Degrees 56 Minutes 30 Seconds S - 122 Degrees 51 Minutes E), the southwestern extremity of this island; thence a line joining Cape Boa westward to Dana Island (10 Degrees 49 Minutes 30 Seconds S - 121 Degrees 16 Minutes 30 Seconds E) and thence northwestward to Cape Ngunju (10 Degrees 18 Minutes 55 Seconds S - 120 Degrees 27 Minutes 30 Seconds E), the southern extremity of Sumba Island (the common limit with the Indian Ocean see 5.). On the West: From Cape Ngunju, northeastward and northwestward along the eastern coast of Sumba Island, to Cape Sasar (9 Degrees 16 Minutes 30 Seconds S - 119 Degrees 56 Minutes 30 Seconds E), the northern extremity of this island; and thence a line joining Cape Sasar northward to Cape Toro Kerita (8 Degrees 51 Minutes 45 Seconds S - 119 Degrees 54 Minutes 40 Seconds E), the southwestern extremity of Flores Island (the common limit with the Sumba Strait, see 6.11).
Citation:Limits of Oceans and Seas, 1986 (Draft 4th edition). IHB Special Publication 23, International Hydrographic Bureau, 203p.
Metadata version:0
Keydate:2000-09-13 04:00:00+00
Editdate:2000-10-24 04:00:00+00
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