Part 2: The Atlantean peoples, Chapter 7: Java

Part 2: The Atlantean peoples, Chapter 7: Java

Published July 23, 2009

That’s me on the tarmac at Jakarta airportKemajoran in July 1976 as


TintinAlbum: Flight 714 …   By comparing my picture in the first drawingAlbum flight 714, you realizeTintin’s father documented his drawingscloser to reality …

DESTINATION EARTH   Book Two: The peoples

Part 2: The people of Atlantis

Chapter 7: Java


A country the size of Europe with over 17,000 islands of which about 6,000 are inhabited The largest islands are Java, Sumatra, Borneo, New Guinea and West Sulawesi 80% of Indonesians are Muslim, 5% Protestant, Roman Catholic 3%, 2% Hindu, Buddhist 1% There prevails a strong xenophobia against Asians, fueled by the fact that trade is run by the Chinese and Japanese industry by … Indonesia lies astride the equator, in areas of tectonic friction, on the Pacific Ring of Fire Near the island of Sulawesi on 4 plates, the Pacific, Philippines, Indo-Australian and Sunda, overlap … This area is most active volcano in the world with about one hundred thirty active volcanoes

The Krakatau

This volcano was located in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java Its eruption in August 1883 was one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history close On May 20, 1883 a large explosion occurred with significant ash falls for three months the volcano continues to expel from the ashes On 26 August 1883 to 13 am, begins a series of explosions heard up to 600 km … At 14 am the sky darkens 17.30, the first tidal wave swept over the coast near August 27 at 2 am, an explosion is heard in Singapore to 1400 km from Krakatau At 10 am, this is the paroxysmal explosion: the island has vanished and the sky darkens to 200 miles away … “Then the ashes rained down Ash succeeded pumice, mixed with mud Then came the night, a dark opaque, eighteen hours, during which all blind forces of nature combined their efforts to renew the chaos The angry sea, howling, rose A huge wave swept into the Strait, with a current speed foolish and rushed furiously on the land Other waves followed it, no less gigantic, no less furious, no less destructive, continuing their work in the dark When the day finally came back, pale and wan, it was a lamentable spectacle to light and scary Cities, the eve animated, lively, full of sounds and movements, had disappeared Well-Telok Betong, the bottom of the bay Campong in Sumatra In Java, Bantam, Anjer, Tjéringin, all villages of the coast and the coast itself …. ”

Extract from the illustration of December 22, 1883 The explosion was heard in Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines and even in India more than 5 000 km The shock wave and its aftershocks were recorded by all the observatories of the world These waves did so three times around the earth The eruption expelled over 20 km3 of ash and pumice covered with ashes and a surface of 820 000 km2 A tsunami of 15 to 30 m overwhelmed the coasts of Java and Sumatra up to 3-4 km inland The gunboat Barouw found himself ten meters above sea level, more than 3 km inland 297 villages were destroyed killing over 40,000 people Months after the eruption of Krakatau, the sunsets in Europe, the sky was on fire and took a blood red color It lasted from 1 hour to 1 hour 30 after sunset for a few years to the delight of painters and watercolorists It was composed of aerosols of fine particles of sulfuric acid and glass dust, projected into the stratosphere by the eruption and have turned over several years around the earth

The Anak Krakatau

On January 3, 1928, explosions that follow almost every minute, throw ash and vapor clouds On 22 January 1928, the blocks are projected to more than 1200 m high January 26, 1928, Anak Krakatau, which means the child of Krakatau, emerged … A monitoring network is established on the island of Lang and the island of Java A year later, the height of the volcano is approximately 9 m above sea level … A few months later, the activity ceases and the island disappears … In June 1930, the activity restarts and returns to the island to reach the height of 56 m on August 9 … It disappears the next day … Four days later, the Anak Krakatau emerged for the third time, with persistent activity of lava … The volcano reaches a height of 132 m in 1941 … In 1950 it was measured at 138 m, and a second cone begins to emerge in the crater lake, which reaches 30 m ten years later In 1968 he reached the height of 159.46 m … It currently exceeds 300 m …


The island of Java is over 1000 km in length and a width of 60 200 km With an area of 130,000 km2, or about a quarter of France, Java is home to over half of Indonesia’s population, or 120 million, almost double of France … With a long volcanic mountain range has a tropical climate which gives it a very fertile They grow rice, tea, sugarcane, coffee and cloves also including Indonesia is the world’s leading supplier It is the second largest island on the surface of the country, after Sumatra, and includes the capital, Jakarta

I took this photo on the streets of JakartaJakarta Indonesian is written with a D, j pronouncing it … We often see written Jakarta, for it is in English, pronouncing dj j …

Prehistory of Java

There are about 2 million years, lowering the sea level by a paroxysmal volcanic phase allowed the passage of the first mammals to mainland Java It is not known if the man was part of the first early wave of migration, but it is certain that the first Homo erectus arrived there about 1.2 million years Man of Java, Pithecanthropus erectus, named by Eugene Dubois, who found the fossils on the island of Java, must have been the first inhabitant of Indonesia

The Austronesian

The Austronesian form the majority of the current population of Indonesia Known as the Malay-Polynesian Austronesian-speaking or languages derived They are found in Southeast Asia, throughout Oceania, including Easter Island and New Zealand, except in Australia and Tasmania, and in the Indian Ocean, including MadagascarThey populated Java for over 5000 years and they were already cultivating rice in a modern They had trade links with India and China

Migratory waves

Here a boat cloves that I brought back from Java … This is a reproduction of a three masts, a caravel, Dutch, in cloves … This is their raw material, because although, by their situation volcanic, the world’s leading producers of suffering, they have no matches to make model ships … And they were so long colonized by the Dutch, they mostly know their caravels …   There are over 4000 years, and until the beginning of our era, a wave of immigration arrived Indo-European About 3000 years ago, and for nearly 1000 years, followed a migration of Chinese population These two major migratory waves were integrated peacefully and quickly mixed with Austronesian The invasion of Muslims began in 1527, and despite the political vicissitudes since, Islam will become, with over 80% of the population, the main religion of this country Hindu-Buddhist In 1619 began the annexation of the Dutch to Indonesia, the colony The London Treaty of 1824 gave the Dutch to Indonesia Indonesia finally reached full independence December 27, 1949

History of Java

The Hindu prince Caka was established as the Sanskrit language and writing Pallawa in Indonesia to 78 BC Kawi language was well established and included words from the original Javanese Sumatra was Swarna Dwipa named the island of gold, and Java was called Java Dwipa or Island Rice The Indian settlers continued to arrive in Java, from first to seventh century AD peacefully and gradually the Hindu religion will spread throughout the archipelago During the period of Hindu kingdoms in Indonesia, many feudal kingdoms, as in India, summers were governed by kings, who established the Buddhist religion Hindu, until the 16th century Ptolemy of Alexandria, the founder of the Library of Alexandria, in his eighth book Geographia, in 130 AD approximately, described Indonesia He named the island of Java: Abadiou His columns describe Java as a country with a good system of government, a very advanced agriculture, and control of navigation and astronomy … They used the metric system … They made metal objects, and struck coins … Chinese chronicles dating from the same period, describe the existence of diplomatic relations between Java-Dwipa and China … Java was then, 2000 years ago and probably much earlier, already recognized, from Alexandria to Hawaii, Ulaanbaatar in Antananarivo and Auckland to Santiago …

They knew print fabrics batik method, still used today, worldwide … Batik is a dyeing technique in a linen cloth to the reserve wax, to obtain a negative pattern



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