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Pulau Serak and Pulau Pengelap (E Pulau Singplaut)

Pulau Serak and Pulau Pengelap (E Pulau Singplaut)

Characteristics

Description

Pulau Serak, a low and wooded islet, lies about 7 miles WNW of Tanjung Buku, it is located on a shoal, which, under the depth of 9.1m, extends 2 miles SE, 1 mile N, and about 0.7 mile off either side. Oekol (Pulau Ukol), located about 0.5 mile W of the S end of Pulau Serak, lies on this shoal, as do also several rocks, both awash and above-water.

Pulau Pengelap, low and wooded, lies about 2.7 miles NNE of Pulau Serak, on the E edge of a reef which is steep-to, extending 2 miles NW and 1 mile SE; the islet is surrounded by rocks and stones and is overgrown with vegetation. Shoal depths of 5.9 and 8.7m, lie, respectively, 2.3 miles W and 3.5 miles NW of Pulau Pengelap.

26/02/2012
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