The Moluccan Sea is located in the western Pacific Ocean bordering Celebes Island (Sulawesi) and and the Togian Islands (Togean Islands) to the west, Halmahera Island to the east and the Sula Islands (Soela) to the south. Known in Indonesian as "Laut Maluku". Wartime spellings "Mulucca Sea".
Prewar and during the Pacific War, located in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in North Maluku Province in Indonesia.
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September 20, 2019