Bintan Island or Negeri Segantang Lada is an island in the Riau archipelago of Indonesia. The capital Tanjung Pinang, lies in the island's south.
Bintan, is the largest among the 3200 islands of Riau Archipelago and is located 10 km E of the Batam Island.
Bintan is very close to the Equator.
Numerous islands and dangers extend for a distance of 20 miles off the E coast of Pulau Bintan.
making the passage between Selat Bangka and Singapore Strait should
generally pass outside, or to the E, of the whole of these islands and
dangers. The whole coast and the islands off it are, as a rule, fringed
Pulau Mesanak (Indonesia)
Pulau Mesanak, located 7 miles N of the N end of Pulau Sebangka, has the form of an elbow, of which the long arm extends 4.5 miles in a N and S direction, and the short arm 3 miles E and W. Ridges of hills extend the whole length of both arms, the highest point, 107m high, being where ...
11 Feb 12
Pulau Nyamok (Indonesia)
Pulau Nyamok (Njamok), 56m high, and lying about 2 miles SE of the S end of Pulau Mesanak, is surrounded by a reef which extends about 1 mile NE, with drying rocks, and is generally breaking.
In the channel between Pulau Nyamok and Pulau Mesanak, there is a sandy islet with some ...
10 Feb 12