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Pulau Belembang-Burung (E Rangsang-E Sumatra)

Pulau Belembang-Burung (E Rangsang-E Sumatra)

Characteristics

Description

Pulau Burung, which stands about 5 miles SE of Tanjung Medangkaluwar, the E extremity of Pulau Rangsang, is high, densely wooded, and fringed by above and below-water rocks.

Pulau Belembang, 1,5 miles N of pulau Burung, is surrounded by above and belowwater rocks. The islet is low and covered with brush.

Drying rocks lie close NE and about 1 mile NE, respectively, of Pulau Belembang. A 4.4m patch lies about 2 miles NE of the islet.

30/01/2012
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