Lingga Island is the largest and most populated of the Lingga Islands. It has an area of 889 km² and is located south of the Riau Islands off the east coast of Sumatra. It is 4 miles N of pulau Singkep and has a NW and SE direction. It largely consists of alluvial flats.
The NE coast of Pulau Lingga is formed of numerous hillocks, from 61 to 91m high, which gives it a uniform appearance, but neither it nor the adjacent islets are safe to approach at night. The hills near the N end of the island are 202m and 226m high.
The W coast of Pulau Lingga trends N about 4 miles from Tanjung Labuandadong to Pulau Pulon. The latter point is very conspicuous, and from it the coast trends NNE for 12 miles to Selat Dasi.
Pulau Kentar (Indonesia)
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 ...
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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 ...
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