Pulau Kentar, located 1.5 miles E of Tanjung Gantong, the SE point of Pulau Sebangka, is hilly, the highest point near its SE point being 120m high.
When coming from the N and before the adjacent islands to the S are visible, this high point resembles the hill on the SE end of Pulau Lingga. From the S side of the island, a bank, with less than 5.5m of water, extends about 1 mile.
Nearly 1 mile beyond, a narrow reef stretches 2.5 miles in an E and W direction, with a least depth of 3m, and W of this there is a sand bank nearly always dry.
Between the E end of the narrow bank and the bank extending from Pulau Kentar there is a small reef with a rock abovewater named Anaklangu.
Pulau Sebangka (E Lingga)
Pulau Sebangka lies between Pulau Lingga and Pulau Temiang to the NW. It is 19 miles long between Tanjung Gantong, its SE end, and Oetan Besar, its NW end, with a maximum breadth of about 3 miles.
Reefs, dry at LW, front the N side of Tanjung Gantong; they are visible from the ...
9 Feb 12