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Pulau Dempo (Indonesia)

Pulau Dempo (Indonesia)

Characteristics

Description

Pulau Dempo, 45m high, lies about l.3 miles SE of the S end of Pulau Galang Baru, and on the N side of the E entrance to Selat Dempo; it is a conspicuous thickly-wooded islet, showing round and bold against the adjacent land, and is one of the most useful objects for recognizing the entrance to both Selat Riau and Selat Dempo when coming from the S.


13/02/2012
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Selanga Islets and Alor Islands (Indonesia)

6.1nm
195°
The Selanga Islets, three in number, lying on the SE of Selat Pengelap, are small but elevated and conspicuous; the S islet is 35m high. With an opposing wind and current, a troublesome sea may arise in this area.The Pangelap group of islands separates Selat Pangelap from Selat Abang. ...
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Merodong group (Indonesia)

15nm
146°
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Merodong, the ...
10 Feb 12

Pulau Karas Besar and Karas Kecil (Indonesia)

8.6nm
11°
Pulau Karas Br, lying about 4 miles N of Korek Rapat, is 3.5 miles long and about 0.7 mile wide; it is hilly, with a flat summit, wooded, and has a reef encircling it extending in places for a distance of 0.25 mile.Pulau Karas-Ketjil (Karas-Kecil), an island marking the SW end of ...
14 Feb 12

Pulau Mesanak (Indonesia)

18nm
130°
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11 Feb 12

Pulau Cempah - Pulau Laut (Indonesia)

26nm
179°
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Pulau Cempah is fairly ...
27 Feb 12

Pulau Telan (Indonesia)

20nm
67°
Pulau Telan (Telang), the SW point of which forms the SE limit of Selat Riau, is irregularly shaped and nearly 5 miles long, NE and SW, and about 1 mile wide.
It is divided into two parts and may be identified by a square hillock on its S end, 63m high, which, with a sharper peak ...
26 Feb 12

Pulau Pangkil (Indonesia)

14nm
14°
Pulau Pangkil, attaining an elevation of 48m, is about 2 miles in length in a N and S direction and 0.5 mile in breadth; it is hilly, wooded, and lies on the E side of the main channel of Selat Riau, abreast Pulau Mubut Laut.
It is surrounded by a reef which extends from 0.25 to ...
17 Feb 12

Terumbu Haai (Haai Reef) (Indonesia)

0.3nm
124°
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.
15 Feb 12

Pulau Sikeling - Blanding - Lobam (Indonesia)

27nm
192°
Pulau Sikeling, 91m high and about 1 mile long, lies 1 mile S of Pulau Buaya.
Blanding lies about 1 mile NW of Pulau Sikeling; it is the S of three islands located on a reef that extends about 4 miles NW.
Lobam, 84m high, lies on the N part of this reef. Turka lies between Blanding ...
27 Feb 12

Pulau Pelanduk Subang Mas and Airradja (Indonesia)

22nm
338°
Pulau Pelanduk Subang Mas lies about 2 miles NW of Pulau Cemara.Pulau Airradja (Airaja), lies close N and is separated by a narrow drying channel at LW. It is the northernmost of the islands lying between Pulau Cemara and the E entrance of Selat Bulan.Both these islands are hilly ...
15 Feb 12

Pulau Ngual (Indonesia)

4.8nm
306°
Pulau Ngual (Ngoeal, lying close off the W side of Pulau Galang Baru, is a narrow island 1.5 miles long, fringed by a reef.
13 Feb 12

Pulau Korekrapat (indonesia)

5.3nm
23°
Korekrapat lies nearly 3 NM SE of Tanjung Maralagan. Dempo Point is the E end of the island.Korekrapat is the easternmost islet of those lying in and fronting the bay formed between the two Galang Islands.
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Local Area

Selat Riau (Riouw Strait) Indonesia)

The route from Selat Bangka to Singapore, E of Pulau Lingga and through Selat Riau is the one commonly used by vessels proceeding either way between Selat Sunda (Soenda Strait) and Singapore.
The route is safe, sheltered, and easily navigable, with lights and beacons on many of ...
24 Feb 12

Pulau Bintan (Indonesia)

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 ...
24 Feb 12

Sumatra (Indonesia)

Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera) is an island in western Indonesia, westernmost of the Sunda Islands.
The longest axis of the island runs approximately 1,790 km (1,110 mi) northwest-southeast, crossing the equator near the centre. At its widest point the island spans ...
7 Jan 12

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, ...
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