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My island of Sumatra

Ross B. Fryer

My island of Sumatra

by Ross B. Fryer

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Published by Convention Press in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sumatra (Indonesia),
  • Indonesia
    • Subjects:
    • Baptists -- Missions -- Indonesia -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Missions to Muslims -- Indonesia -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Missions, Medical -- Indonesia -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Sumatra (Indonesia) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Indonesia -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoss B. Fryer, Jr.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesForeign mission graded series., 1966
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV3365 .F7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5985068M
      LC Control Number66014743
      OCLC/WorldCa21214802

      The people living in the south-eastern area of Sumatra have a complex system of manners, and learning them all is difficult unless one lives on the island for a long time. Over the course of its long history, many kingdoms rose and fell, leaving many different relics. I should finish up by taking a look around the island . South Sumatra, encompassing the entire southern segment of the island of Sumatra as well as the smaller adjacent islands, became part of the Republic of Indonesia in In the province of Lampung was created from roughly the southern third of South Sumatra.

      Home / Islands / Sumatra / North Sumatra. TANGKAHAN Towards the end of the s a few foreign ecologists and conscientious locals decided to take a stand against the palm-oil loggers that working in this wild part of northern Sumatra. Armed with a few rifles and machetes, and using elephants to patrol the jungle against loggers and poachers. North Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatra Utara) is a province of consists of a large northwestern belt of the island of Sumatra and its capital is Sumatra is the fourth most-populous province after West Java, East Java and Central Java — it covers an area of 72, , and at the Census of it had a population of 13,,; the latest official estimate as at mid.

        As one of the most famous islands among 17 islands of Indonesia, Sumatra is one of the most popular destinations among lovers of adventurous , that doesn’t mean that lovers of peaceful and relaxing getaways won’t enjoy it. On the contrary! Amongst various quality ways of spending your vacation time, we are offering you recommendations related to the most attractive. Sumatra is the sixth largest island in the world. Over 50 million people call Sumatra home (per census) making it the fifth most populous island in the world. Indonesia as a whole ranks fourth in world population, just behind the United States. Sumatra is oriented from northwest to southeast; it is approximately 1, miles from tip to tip.


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