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The only thing that could have pushed the corals so high was the magnitude-8 earthquake that struck Sumatra that year.What can ‘silent earthquakes’ teach us about the next Big One?|JoAnna Wendel|November 11, 2021|Science News For Students
Mallick and his team, for instance, discovered the 200-year-old slow-slip event near Sumatra by reading the growth patterns in old corals.What can ‘silent earthquakes’ teach us about the next Big One?|JoAnna Wendel|November 11, 2021|Science News For Students
In some corals along the coast of the island of Simeulue, near Sumatra, Mallick and his colleagues noticed the corals showed odd growth patterns.What can ‘silent earthquakes’ teach us about the next Big One?|JoAnna Wendel|November 11, 2021|Science News For Students
An early modern human presence in Sumatra 73,000-63,000 years ago.The Human Family Tree, It Turns Out, Is Complicated - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Razib Khan|June 30, 2021|Nautilus
The foundation has worked to protect tigers from extinction in Nepal, rainforests in Sumatra, and endangered sharks.Leonardo DiCaprio’s Big Christie’s Auction Brings in $38.8 Million|Isabel Wilkinson|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Sumatra quake, which killed hundreds of thousands of people Indonesia, was an 8.8.Hurricane Sandy Will Be Dwarfed by an Earthquake|Winston Ross|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After filming Amélie I went on a holiday to Sumatra, and I was interested in studying orangutans.Audrey Tautou on ‘Amélie,’ Her New Film ‘Delicacy,’ & More|Marlow Stern|March 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I don't suppose he lies;—he sells it to the editor, who knows how many squares off "Sumatra" is.
Sumatra tobacco is one of the finest varieties cultivated, and commands in European markets the very highest prices.
To our left lay a number of mountainous islands, which completely intercepted our view of Sumatra.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
In Sumatra some of the finest tobacco in the world is produced which has an established reputation in European markets.
Contrasted with these islands lie another group of three—Borneo, Sumatra, and Java.The Complete Club Book for Women|Caroline French Benton
British Dictionary definitions for Sumatra
Cultural definitions for Sumatra
Island in Indonesia in the Indian Ocean northwest of Java and west of Malaysia.