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Selat Lima (Indonesia)

Selat Lima (Indonesia)



Selat Lima (Lima Strait), between the N side of Pulau Selayar and the S coast of Pulau Lingga, is a deep channel; parts of the shores are steep-to.

Pulau Pandan, a wooded mass of ironstone, lies off the W entrance of Selat Lima. Sunken rocks extend about 0.2 mile S and E of the islet; otherwise the water around it is deep.

Entering Selat Lima from W, pass on either side of Pulau Pandan and to the N of Keputauan Lima, taking care to avoid the cay ENE of Lima.

In Selat Lima the flood sets W and the ebb E.

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