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Pulau Bakung Besar (N Pulau Lingga)

Pulau Bakung Besar (N Pulau Lingga)



Pulau Bakung (Bakong) lies close to the NW end of Pulau Lingga, from which it is separated by Selat Dasi, and has some fairly high hills.
The SW coast of the island trends in a NW direction, the shore being fronted to a short distance by a reef.

Close to the NW extremity of Pulau Bakung lie a number of islets and reefs, extending about 8 miles NW, of which Karoti is the northwesternmost.

The space between that island and Pangele, the N end of Pulau Bakung, is blocked by islets and reefs.

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Selat Dasi

Selat Dasi (Dasi Strait) is a passage 4 miles long, separating Pulau Lingga from Pulau Bakung N of it.
There are several islets and rocks in the fairway of the strait, and it is only available to vessels with local knowledge.
27 Feb 12

Pulau Kapas ( Indonesia)

Kapas, a rock, 0.6m high, on the N end of the reef, lies nearly 3.5 miles NW of Bakau.
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Pulau Pulon (W Lingga)

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Karang Leman (Indonesia)

Karang Leman (Rifleman Shoal), lying about 1 mile E of Benan, is a patch of hard sand 0.3 mile in extent, with a least depth of 4.9m.
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Tanjung Labuandadong (W Pulau Lingga)

Tanjung Labuandadong, the NW point of the entrance to Selat Lima, is fairly steep-to; Pulau Labuandadong lies close off the point.
27 Feb 12

Selat Lima (Indonesia)

Selat Lima (Lima Strait), between the N side of Pulau Selayar and the S coast of Pulau Lingga, is a deep channel; parts of the shores are steep-to.Pulau Pandan, a wooded mass of ironstone, lies off the W entrance of Selat Lima. Sunken rocks extend about 0.2 mile S and E of the islet; ...
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Kepulauan Lima (Selat Lima)

Kepulauan Lima, lying nearly in the middle of the strait, consists of Yu, Panjang, Buntar, and Lima; they are hilly and wooded. Only Lima is inhabited.
About 0.5 mile ENE of Lima is a small, low, stony cay, which is overgrown with brushwood, and is steep-to.
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Selat Penuba (Indonesia)

Selat Penuba is deep, but is obstructed at its W end and is not used by shipping.
Tengah Islet, about 30m high, is located on a reef in the E fairway of Selat Penuba, about 1 mile SE of the E point of Pulau Selayar.
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27 Feb 12

Terumbu Haai (Haai Reef) (Indonesia)

Terumbu Haai (Haai Reef), with a least depth of 2.4m, lies 0.25 mile SSE of Pulau Dempo; there is an above-water rock about 0.3 mile inshore of the islet.
It is well W of the track to Selat Riau.
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Pulau Dempo (Indonesia)

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Pulau Ngual (Indonesia)

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Pulau Korekrapat (indonesia)

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Pulau Sikeling - Blanding - Lobam (Indonesia)

Pulau Sikeling, 91m high and about 1 mile long, lies 1 mile S of Pulau Buaya.
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