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Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)

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Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)

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Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)
Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)
6/01/2012
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Pulau Pisang (English: Banana island) is a small island located off the Western coast of the Malaysian state of Johor. It is about 12 km from the town of Pontian Kecil and 5 km from Benut town. It is the siteof Pisang Lighthouse guiding ships into the western entrance of the Singapore strait.
Pulau Pisang, tree covered and 134m high, stands about 19 miles NW of Tanjong Piai and can be seen for a considerable distance.

A bank, with depths of less than 10m, and a least depth of 4.8m about 4 miles within its outer end, extends about 7 miles NW from Pulau Pisang. A narrow steep-to spit, with a depth of 3m over its extremity, extends about 6 miles SE from Pulau Pisang.

A channel about 0.7 mile wide with a least depth of 11m, lies between this spit and the coastal bank. This channel should not be used without local knowledge.

6/01/2012
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Jojo
Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)
Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)
29/12/2011
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Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)
Pulau Pisang (Johor - Malaysia)
Pisang lighthouse (16 m high) is located on the highest point of the island. iti is operated by the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore.
29/12/2011
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