The Sumatra quake, which killed hundreds of thousands of people Indonesia, was an 8.8.
After filming Amélie I went on a holiday to Sumatra, and I was interested in studying orangutans.
The foundation has worked to protect tigers from extinction in Nepal, rainforests in Sumatra, and endangered sharks.
Sumatra is still in a state of war; yet Padang, where Mr. Ward lives, seems to have been always safe.
This and the great island of Sumatra doubtless have some influence on the winds.
The Castor-oil plant is found growing abundantly in Sumatra, particularly near the sea-shore.
Since, then, he was there to be found, why go to Sumatra in search of him?
Like those they had seen in Java and in Sumatra, they were all set up on stilts.
On the coast of Sumatra, I have heard the breakers seven miles off.
In Sumatra and Borneo certain old trees are held to be sacred, and the Dyaks would regard their destruction as an impious act.
Note: Though much of the island is covered by swampland and impenetrable rain forest, Sumatra's industries — including oil, coal, gold, silver, rubber, timber, and tobacco — produce over half of Indonesia's income.