Report of the Government of the Netherlands to the United Nations

The representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations stated the following in his report of 1949:

“Indonesia consists of a series of island groups in the region of the equator extending from the mainland of Asia to Australia. The principal groups are the Greater Sunda Islands, the Moluccas and New Guinea, west of 141 degrees east longitude.”

Source: Report of the Government of the Netherlands to the United Nations, of 1949.

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