Billiton



an island in Indonesia, between Borneo and Sumatra. 1866 sq. mi. (4833 sq. km).
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Wealth of the World’s Waste Places and Oceania
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an island of Indonesia, in the Java Sea between Borneo and Sumatra. Chief town: Tanjungpandan. Area: 4833 sq km (1866 sq miles) Also called Belitung

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