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2006-01-31 19:49:05

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian ferry carrying 105 people has gone missing in heavy seas in the country's east and naval vessels had been called in to search for it, a port official said on Wednesday. El Shinta radio station said the vessel had sunk. The port official, Syamsir Siahaan, told El Shinta there were 82 passengers and 23 crew on board. The vessel was traveling from Kupang on Indonesia's side of Timor island to nearby Rote island when officials lost contact with it on...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'