The Banda Sea is a body of water located in east of the Maluku Islands and is part of the western South Pacific Ocean.
An underwater ridge divides the basins of the Banda Sea and it is also covered with beautiful coral reefs in some places.
The Banda Sea is surrounded by several countries, including Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.
The Banda Sea was explored during Dutch colonial rule in the 1920s and his 30s. Research was conducted using the warship HMS Willebrord Snellius.
The Banda Sea is also a popular destination for diving and snorkeling due to its clear waters and diverse underwater landscapes.
The Banda Sea is an important source of nutmeg and mace, two spices that were once highly valued in Europe and Asia.
The regions and countries around the Banda Sea have different weather patterns determined by dry and wet seasons.