Celebes Sea

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia.wikipedia
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Sulu Archipelago

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia.
The archipelago forms the northern limit of the Celebes Sea and southern limit of the Sulu Sea.

Philippines

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia. By 20 million years ago, earth crust movement had moved the basin close enough to the Indonesian and Philippine volcanoes to receive emitted debris.
Bounded by the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the southwest, the Philippines shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Japan to the northeast, Vietnam to the west, Palau to the east, and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south.

Sulu Sea

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia. On the North. The Southern limit of Sulu Sea [From Tagolo Point, down the West coast of Mindanao to the Southwest extremity thence to the North coast of Basilan Island (6.75°N, 122.06667°W), through this island to its Southern extremity, thence a line to Bitinan Island (6.06667°N, 121.45°W) off the Eastern end of Jolo Island, through Jolo to a point in long.
The Sulu Sea (Tausug: Dagat sin Sūg; Chavacano: Mar de Sulu; Cebuano: Dagat sa Sulu; Hiligaynon: Dagat sang Sulu; Karay-a: Dagat kang Sulu; Cuyonon: Dagat i'ang Sulu; Laut Sulu) is a body of water in the southwestern area of the Philippines, separated from the South China Sea in the northwest by Palawan and from the Celebes Sea in the southeast by the Sulu Archipelago.

Pacific Ocean

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia.
Along the Pacific Ocean's irregular western margins lie many seas, the largest of which are the Celebes Sea, Coral Sea, East China Sea (East Sea), Philippine Sea, Sea of Japan, South China Sea (South Sea), Sulu Sea, Tasman Sea, and Yellow Sea (West Sea of Korea).

Makassar Strait

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It extends 420 miles (675 km) north-south by 520 mi east-west and has a total surface area of 110,000 sqmi, to a maximum depth of 20300 ft. The sea opens southwest through the Makassar Strait into the Java Sea. On the South. The North coast of Celebes between tanjung Puisan and tanjung Binar (Cape Rivers) (1.33333°N, 120.86667°W) and thence a line to Tanjung Mangkalihat in Borneo, the Northern limit of Makassar Strait [a line joining Tanjung Mangkalihat, Borneo (1.03333°N, 118.95°W) and tanjung Binar (Cape Rivers), Celebes (1.33333°N, 120.86667°W)].
To the north it joins the Celebes Sea, while to the south it meets the Java Sea.

Minahasa Peninsula

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia.
The Minahasa Peninsula is one of the four principal peninsulas on the island of Sulawesi that stretches north from the central part of the island, before turning to the east and forming the northern boundary of the Gulf of Tomini and the southern boundary of the Celebes Sea.

Basilan

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On the North. The Southern limit of Sulu Sea [From Tagolo Point, down the West coast of Mindanao to the Southwest extremity thence to the North coast of Basilan Island (6.75°N, 122.06667°W), through this island to its Southern extremity, thence a line to Bitinan Island (6.06667°N, 121.45°W) off the Eastern end of Jolo Island, through Jolo to a point in long.
The island is bordered by the Basilan Strait to the north, the Sulu Sea to the northwest and west, the Moro Gulf to the northeast, and the Celebes Sea to the south, southeast and east.

Tawi-Tawi

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121°04'E on its South coast, thence through Tapul and Lugus Islands and along the North coast of Tawitawi Island to Bongao Island off its Western end (5.01667°N, 119.75°W), and from thence to Tanjong Labian, the Northeastern extreme of Borneo] and the Southwest coast of Mindanao.
The province lies at the southwestern tip of the country, situated between the Sulu Sea in the north and the Celebes Sea in the south.

Borneo

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On the South. The North coast of Celebes between tanjung Puisan and tanjung Binar (Cape Rivers) (1.33333°N, 120.86667°W) and thence a line to Tanjung Mangkalihat in Borneo, the Northern limit of Makassar Strait [a line joining Tanjung Mangkalihat, Borneo (1.03333°N, 118.95°W) and tanjung Binar (Cape Rivers), Celebes (1.33333°N, 120.86667°W)].
In southeast Sabah, the Miocene to recent island arc terranes of the Sulu Archipelago extend onshore into Borneo with the older volcanic arc was the result of southeast dipping subduction while the younger volcanics are likely resulted from northwest dipping subduction the Celebes Sea.

Sangihe Islands

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia.
They are located north-east of Sulawesi between the Celebes Sea and the Molucca Sea, roughly halfway between Sulawesi and Mindanao, in the Philippines; the Sangihes form the eastern limit of the Celebes Sea.

East Indian Archipelago

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The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) defines the Celebes Sea as being one of the waters of the East Indian Archipelago.

Mindanao

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia. On the North. The Southern limit of Sulu Sea [From Tagolo Point, down the West coast of Mindanao to the Southwest extremity thence to the North coast of Basilan Island (6.75°N, 122.06667°W), through this island to its Southern extremity, thence a line to Bitinan Island (6.06667°N, 121.45°W) off the Eastern end of Jolo Island, through Jolo to a point in long.
Mindanao is surrounded by four seas: the Sulu Sea to the west, the Philippine Sea to the east, and the Celebes Sea to the south, and the Mindanao Sea to the north.

Sulawesi

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia. The Celebes Sea is a piece of an ancient ocean basin that formed 42 million years ago in a locale removed from any landmass.

Maitum, Sarangani

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It is bordered on the west by the province of Sultan Kudarat, on the east by the municipality of Kiamba, on the north by the province of South Cotabato, and on the south by the Celebes Sea.

Moro Gulf

It located off the coast of Mindanao Island, and is part of the Celebes Sea.

Sarangani Bay

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It opens up to the Celebes Sea on the Pacific Ocean.

Kalimantan

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia.

Indonesia

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The Celebes Sea (Laut Sulawesi, ) of the western Pacific Ocean is bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea and Mindanao Island of the Philippines, on the east by the Sangihe Islands chain, on the south by Sulawesi's Minahassa Peninsula, and on the west by Kalimantan in Indonesia. By 20 million years ago, earth crust movement had moved the basin close enough to the Indonesian and Philippine volcanoes to receive emitted debris.

Java Sea

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It extends 420 miles (675 km) north-south by 520 mi east-west and has a total surface area of 110,000 sqmi, to a maximum depth of 20300 ft. The sea opens southwest through the Makassar Strait into the Java Sea.

Oceanic basin

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The Celebes Sea is a piece of an ancient ocean basin that formed 42 million years ago in a locale removed from any landmass.

Volcano

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By 20 million years ago, earth crust movement had moved the basin close enough to the Indonesian and Philippine volcanoes to receive emitted debris.

Coal

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By 10 million years ago the Celebes Sea was inundated with continental debris, including coal, which was shed from a growing young mountain on Borneo and the basin had docked against Eurasia.

Ocean current

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Strong ocean currents, deep sea trenches and seamounts, combined with active volcanic islands, result in complex oceanographic features.

Oceanic trench

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Strong ocean currents, deep sea trenches and seamounts, combined with active volcanic islands, result in complex oceanographic features.

Seamount

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Strong ocean currents, deep sea trenches and seamounts, combined with active volcanic islands, result in complex oceanographic features.