Java sea on world map. The java strait separates bali from its nearby neighbour java and they are only 32kms apart. Large java maps for free download and print high resolution and. The strategic sea lane positioning of indonesia also played host to the cultivation of international trade with china and indian kingdoms. Bali is surrounded by the java sea to the north and the indian ocean to the south.
3d mapping report of sea off indonesia seen by the guardian shows large holes in the seabed where ships used to be. Through the early centuries ad a number of small states flourished across indonesia including the tarumanagara who produced some of the earliest known inscriptions on java island. Laut jawa is an extensive shallow sea on the sunda shelf. Map of java and travel information about java brought to you by lonely planet.
It lies between the indonesian islands of borneo to the north java to the south sumatra to the west and sulawesi to the east. Location of java sea. With the beginning of fighting in the dutch east indies allied forces attempted to unite to slow the japanese advance south towards australia. The java strait separates bali from its nearby neighbour java and they are only 32kms apart.