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Pulau Agas (K Sembilan) (Malaysia)

Pulau Agas (K Sembilan) (Malaysia)

Characteristics

Description

Pulau Agas, the N of Kepulauan Sembilan, lies about 7 miles S of Southeast Point.

The N group consists of four islets and a rock; the S group consists of six islands and two off-lying rocks, all within a 6 mile radius.

Caution.—If approaching from S at night between the mainland and Kepulauan Sembilan, it is advisable to give Pulau Agas a wide berth. This is due to the tidal currents around the islands being strong and irregular.

23/12/2011
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