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Selat Penuba (Indonesia)

Selat Penuba (Indonesia)



Selat Penuba is deep, but is obstructed at its W end and is not used by shipping.

Tengah Islet, about 30m high, is located on a reef in the E fairway of Selat Penuba, about 1 mile SE of the E point of Pulau Selayar.

Serang Islet, about the same height as Tengah, lies about 1 mile SE, just within the 5m curve off the S side of the strait.

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