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Selat Kelang Utara - North Approach (Selangor Malaysia)

Selat Kelang Utara - North Approach (Selangor Malaysia)

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The N approach is bounded on the W side by Angsa Bank, which extends 25 miles in a NW direction from Pulau Kelang, and on the E by the extensive mud bank with rocks above water in places, fronting the coast S of the Sungai Selangor. Discolored water marks the edges of these banks.
Approaching Selat Kelang Utara for Port Kelang from the N, a vessel should keep well clear of the N extremity of Angsa Bank.
25/12/2011
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