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Pulau Bunting (Malaysia)

Pulau Bunting (Malaysia)

Characteristics

Description

Pulau Bunting is the northernmost in a row of islands off Yan District in Kedah. It is also the only one to be linked to the mainland by a bridge.

The Pulau Bunting Bridge, or Jambatan Pulau Bunting connects it to the mainland Kedah.

20/12/2011
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Flying distances - Direct line

Pulau Paya (Langkawi) (Malaysia)

20nm
303°
Pulau Paya lies 6.5 miles E from Pulau Segantang, 88m high, is densely wooded and steepto, except for part of the NE side.
The Pulau Paya Marine Park has been established and special regulations may apply.
Pulau Lembu, 73m high, lies 0.5 mile NE of Pulau Paya. A rock awash lies ...
19 Dec 11

Sungai Merbok river (Sungai Petani) (Malaysia)

12nm
172°
The Sungai Merbok (Merbau River), the entrance to which is formed between the low coast on the N and the hills to the S, is fronted by the coast mud flat, which has depths under 5.5m, and extends nearly 3 miles to seaward.
There is a depth of 2m on the bar, with depths of 5m within. ...
20 Dec 11

The Sungai Kedah river (Malaysia)

14nm
349°
From the Sungai Kedah the coast, with an adjoining mud flat, extends in a S direction for a distance of about 26 miles to the entrance of the Sungai Merbok (Merbau River), and continues low and wooded until within 8 or 9 miles of that river, where the conspicuous Gunong Jerai, 1,212m ...
20 Dec 11

Sungai Muda (Malaysia)

18nm
177°
The Sungai Muda is located about 6 miles S of the Sungai Merbok entrance. It is obstructed by a sandy bar which dries from 0.6 to 1.2m at LW.
Small craft, drawing 1m, can enter at half tide and proceed about 4 miles upstream.
20 Dec 11

Junk anchorage (Pinang)

28nm
178°
The Junk Anchorage, just south of the Tanjong City Marina, lies off the clan jetties (the New, Yeoh, Lee, Tan, Chew and Lim jetties).
Diesel fuel is usually available from a fuel barge nearby. The Junk Anchorage is exposed to weather from the north and east.
27 Nov 11

Tanjong city marina (Pinang)

27nm
178°
Tanjong City Marina based around the century-old Church Street Pier.


Tanjung City Marina is an abandoned marina off Weld Quay within George Town's UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in the early 2000s by the Malaysian federal government to rejuvenate ...
7 Aug 19

Pulau Segantang (Langkawi) (Malaysia)

25nm
292°
Pulau Segantang, consisting of two rocky islets, 25m high, lies about 22 miles W of the Sungai Kedah and 10 miles SE from the S extremity of Pulau Dayang Bunting.
There are depths of 29.3m close to its N and E sides and 34.7m about 2 miles SW.
A Marine Park, with a radius of ...
19 Dec 11

Pinang harbor (Penang) (Malaysia)

27nm
175°
Pinang Harbor is one of Malaysia’s largest ports and handles most of the trade for the cultural, industrial, and agricultural regions of Northern Peninsular Malaysia.
The port complex includes facilities on Pulau Pinang at Georgetown and on the mainland at Butterworth and Perai ...
20 Dec 11

E-Gate anchorage (Pinang)

30nm
181°
E-Gate anchorage lies , after proceeding south down the Western Channel from the Junk Anchorage.
Anchor offshore from either the E-Gate building (prominent cupola) or the blue-roofed building housing the Jabatan Laut headquarters for the northern region of peninsula Malaysia.
Be ...
27 Nov 11

Pulau Tuba (Langkawi)

36nm
307°
Pulau Tuba (5 km S of Langkawi) is the only inhabited island besides the main island of Langkawi itself. This Langkawi island gets its name from the tuba roots. It is the only other island that offers accommodation and there are a few places to stay.
At Pulau Tuba, you can experience ...
27 Nov 11

Pulau Timun (Langkawi)

36nm
316°
Located E coast of Malaysia.It's the most easterly anchorage for Langkawi. Being surrounded by a cluster of islands adds to the calm conditions  in most winds, but being close to the open sea, sometimes there's a
 bit of ground swell to contend with. The water is clean ...
27 Nov 11

Kuala Perlis harbour (Malaysia)

33nm
339°
Paknam Satul (Pak Nam Satun) lies about 10 miles NE of Pulau Langkawi and is well sheltered by the islands from the Southwest Monsoon.
The port town of Kuala Perlis (Sungai Perils) lies about 7 miles SSE of Paknam Satul; coasting vessels anchor off it, in 5.5m, SW of a group of ...
1 Dec 11
Local Area

Ko Phuket (Thaïland) to Pulau Pinang (Malaysia)

The coast between Ko Phuket and Pulau Pinang, 180 miles SSE, is generally low with some hills near the mountainous island of Pulau Langkawi. Islands and islets project widely from the coast, fringed by a coastal bank covered by little water.
The mouths of rivers are generally encumbered by bars.
22 Nov 11

Andaman sea

The Andaman Sea (or Burma sea in Thai)  is a body of water to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal, south of Myanmar, west of Thailand and east of the Andaman Islands; it is a part of Indian Ocean.The sea has been traditionally used for fishery and transportation of goods between ...
21 Nov 11

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, ...
6 Apr 12

The Butang group (Thaïland)

The Butang group, part of Tarutao Marine National Park, provides the clearest waters and most beautiful coral gardens in the area. In their efforts to keep the coral in prime condition, the Thai authorities are levying heavy fines for any vessels found to be anchoring on the reefs. ...
28 Nov 11

Lanta archipelago (Thaïland)

Ko Lanta Yai and Ko Lanta Noi are islands of Lanta archipelago, in S Thaïland, in the Andaman sea.
They are separated from the S side of Ko Klang by a narrow shallow channel.From seaward these islands appear as one.The N part of Ko Lanta Yai is mostly flat and low-lying with several ...
23 Nov 11

Ko Phuket (Thaïland)

Ko Phuket (48 km from N to S and 21 km from E to W), which is part of Thailand, in the Andaman sea, is separated from the W coast of the Malay Peninsula by the narrow channel Chong Pak Phra.
Chong Pak Phra has a length of 12 miles and a width of about 0.4 mile at its W entrance. ...
22 Nov 11
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