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Selat Telan (S Bintan)

Selat Telan (S Bintan)

Characteristics

Description

The tidal currents in Selat Telan, the channel S of Pulau Mantang and Pulau Senjolong, and the channel N of the same islands run with considerable strength; there are overfalls or tide rips.

Selat Telang has varying depths of 26 to 44m in mid-channel and from 9.1 to 16m near the shore on either side. Some reefs lie at the E end of the channel N of the E extremity of Telang Besar, rendering it somewhat intricate; it should only be used by those thoroughly acquainted with it.

26/02/2012
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Pulau Telan (Indonesia)

1.8nm
145°
Pulau Telan (Telang), the SW point of which forms the SE limit of Selat Riau, is irregularly shaped and nearly 5 miles long, NE and SW, and about 1 mile wide.
It is divided into two parts and may be identified by a square hillock on its S end, 63m high, which, with a sharper peak ...
26 Feb 12

Merodong group (Indonesia)

24nm
202°
The Merodong group of islands lie to the W of Pulau Mesanak, between it and the Temiang group. The former group comprises six islands, separated by channels unsuitable for navigation and there is no reason in venturing among them or between them and Pulau Mesanak.
Merodong, the ...
10 Feb 12

Pulau Mesanak (Indonesia)

21nm
190°
Pulau Mesanak, located 7 miles N of the N end of Pulau Sebangka, has the form of an elbow, of which the long arm extends 4.5 miles in a N and S direction, and the short arm 3 miles E and W. Ridges of hills extend the whole length of both arms, the highest point, 107m high, being where ...
11 Feb 12

Pulau Karas Besar and Karas Kecil (Indonesia)

16nm
266°
Pulau Karas Br, lying about 4 miles N of Korek Rapat, is 3.5 miles long and about 0.7 mile wide; it is hilly, with a flat summit, wooded, and has a reef encircling it extending in places for a distance of 0.25 mile.Pulau Karas-Ketjil (Karas-Kecil), an island marking the SW end of ...
14 Feb 12

Selanga Islets and Alor Islands (Indonesia)

24nm
232°
The Selanga Islets, three in number, lying on the SE of Selat Pengelap, are small but elevated and conspicuous; the S islet is 35m high. With an opposing wind and current, a troublesome sea may arise in this area.The Pangelap group of islands separates Selat Pangelap from Selat Abang. ...
29 Feb 12

Pulau Pangkil (Indonesia)

15nm
289°
Pulau Pangkil, attaining an elevation of 48m, is about 2 miles in length in a N and S direction and 0.5 mile in breadth; it is hilly, wooded, and lies on the E side of the main channel of Selat Riau, abreast Pulau Mubut Laut.
It is surrounded by a reef which extends from 0.25 to ...
17 Feb 12

Pulau Dompak Basin and Sekaptap (Indonesia)

11nm
306°
Pulau Dompak, 4 miles long and about 2 miles wide, is separated from the W coast of Pulau Bintan by Selat Dompak (Dompak Strait), a narrow channel only available to boats.The land in the vicinity of the channel is quite hilly and surrounded with tall trees, as opposed to low land ...
17 Feb 12

Tanjung Tili (P Bintan)

3.7nm
343°
Tanjung Tili, the S extremity of Pulau Bintan, marks the W side of the S entrance of Kijang Strait.The distance from Tanjung Tili to the N entrance of Selat Kijangis about 8 miles. The N part of the strait is unmarked and used only by small vessels with local knowledge.
The S ...
10 Feb 12

Selat Kijang (P Bintan-Indonesia)

4.9nm
Selat Kijang (Kidjang Strait) is a narrow passage between the SE coast of Pulau Bintan and several small islands immediately off that coast.A bar, with depths of 5.6m extends across the S entrance to Selat Kijang from Tanjung Tili to the SW extremity of Pulau Koyang.
A lighted ...
11 Feb 12

Kijang port (Bintan-Indonesia)

6.6nm
Kijang, a bauxite port, is situated about 3 miles N of the S entrance of Selat Kijang.
Timber products and general cargoes are also handled.Tides—CurrentsTidal currents can be strong by Tanjung Tili at the S entrance to Selat Kijang, setting across the channel towards Pulau Siulung. ...
11 Feb 12

Pulau Pelanduk Subang Mas and Airradja (Indonesia)

28nm
293°
Pulau Pelanduk Subang Mas lies about 2 miles NW of Pulau Cemara.Pulau Airradja (Airaja), lies close N and is separated by a narrow drying channel at LW. It is the northernmost of the islands lying between Pulau Cemara and the E entrance of Selat Bulan.Both these islands are hilly ...
15 Feb 12

Pulau Cempah - Pulau Laut (Indonesia)

40nm
206°
Pulau Cempah (Tjempah) is irregularly shaped, hilly and about 5 miles long and 2 miles wide. It is separated from the NW part of Pulau Bakung and Blandok Besar and Karoti by Selat Cempah (Tjempah Strait, 2 miles wide, which has general depths of about 24m.
Pulau Cempah is fairly ...
27 Feb 12
Local Area

Selat Riau E side (Indonesia)

Transiting Selat Riau from S presents few difficulties.
The normal care and prudence required in narrow waters should suffice in the fairway. Some difficulty has at times been experienced by strangers in recognizing the entrance to Selat Riau on account of the numerous islands ...
26 Feb 12

Pulau Bintan (Indonesia)

Bintan Island or Negeri Segantang Lada is an island in the Riau archipelago of Indonesia. The capital Tanjung Pinang, lies in the island's south.
Bintan, is the largest among the 3200 islands of Riau Archipelago and is located 10 km E of the Batam Island.
Bintan is very close ...
24 Feb 12

Sumatra (Indonesia)

Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera) is an island in western Indonesia, westernmost of the Sunda Islands.
The longest axis of the island runs approximately 1,790 km (1,110 mi) northwest-southeast, crossing the equator near the centre. At its widest point the island spans ...
7 Jan 12

Indian Ocean

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6 Apr 12

Pulau Telan (Indonesia)

Pulau Telan (Telang), the SW point of which forms the SE limit of Selat Riau, is irregularly shaped and nearly 5 miles long, NE and SW, and about 1 mile wide.
It is divided into two parts and may be identified by a square hillock on its S end, 63m high, which, with a sharper peak ...
26 Feb 12
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