Java Trench

/dʒavə ˈtrɛntʃ/ (say jahvuh 'trench)

noun
a depression in the floor of the north-eastern Indian Ocean; tectonic activity here associated with earthquakes such as that which resulted in the Asian tsunami of 2004. Maximum depth, 7725 m.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Java Trench — a trench in the Indian Ocean, S of Java: deepest known part of Indian Ocean. 25,344 ft. (7725 m) deep. Formerly, Java Trough. * * * ▪ Indian Ocean also called  Sunda Double Trench        deep submarine depression in the eastern Indian Ocean that… …   Universalium

  • Java Trench — Ja′va Trench′ n. oce geg a trench in the Indian Ocean, S of Java: deepest known part of Indian Ocean. 25,344 ft. (7725 m) deep …   From formal English to slang

  • Java Trench — a trench in the Indian Ocean, S of Java: deepest known part of Indian Ocean. 25,344 ft. (7725 m) deep. Formerly, Java Trough …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Oceanic trench — Oceanic crust is formed at an oceanic ridge, while the lithosphere is subducted back into the asthenosphere at trenches. The oceanic trenches are hemispheric scale long but narrow topographic depressions of the sea floor. They are also the… …   Wikipedia

  • Philippine Trench — The Philippine Trench (also Philippine Deep, Mindanao Trench, and Mindanao Deep) is a submarine trench to the east of the Philippines. It has a length of approximately 1,320 km and a width of about 30 km from the centre of the Philippine island… …   Wikipedia

  • Manila Trench — The Manila Trench is an ocean trench in the South China Sea, west of the Philippines. It reaches a depth of about 5,400 m,[1] in contrast with the average depth of the South China Sea of about 1,500 m. It is created by subduction, in which the… …   Wikipedia

  • Manus Trench — is a trench delineating the oceanic boundary between the Caroline Plate and North Bismarck Plates, in Papua New Guinea.[1] The Kilinailai Trench, which looks as if it is a continuation of the Manus Trench, marks the boundary between the Pacific… …   Wikipedia

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