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Tanjong Keling (Malacca - Malaysia)

Tanjong Keling (Malacca - Malaysia)

Characteristics

Description

Between the S entrance point of the Sungai Linggi and Tanjong Keling, about 15 miles SE, the coast consists of irregular rocky points interspersed with small sandy beaches.

The coast between Tanjong Panchor and Tanjong Keling, about 5 miles SSE, is fringed by a bank of sand with depths of less than 5.5m which extends about 1 mile offshore.

Tg Keling (or Tg Kling), the NW limit of Melaka road, is a low projecting point located near the site of the Melaka power station, a brick building flanked by palm trees which stands almost 1 mile NW of the point. Two tall black chimneys stand close NE of the power station. The chimneys can always be located by the smoke which constantly rises from them.


4/01/2012
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Water islands (Malacca - Malaysia)

12nm
129°
Between Melaka and Tanjong Seginting, about 46 miles SE, the low, thickly wooded coast is bordered by a mud bank which extends up to 2.5 miles offshore in places.
The Water Islands, centered about 8 miles SE of Melaka, consists of a group of six tree-covered islands of moderate ...
5 Jan 12

Pulau Melaka (Malacca - Malaysia)

5.4nm
95°
Malacca island or Pulau Melaka is a man-made island in Malacca town. it's linking to the mainland by a 30 m bridge on a side and has a jetty on the other side.
5 Jan 12

Pyramid shoal (Malaysia)

37nm
290°
Pyramid Shoal, which lies on the N side of the SE end of South Sands, has a least depth of 3.4m, hard sand, and is the most dangerous shoal in the area because of its depth and protrusion into the fairway.
A lighted buoy is moored about 7 miles SE of Pyramid Shoal. A depth of about ...
28 Dec 11

Sungai Udang Port (Malacca - Malaysia)

2.8nm
311°
Sungai Udang Port, a T - shaped jetty, is situated about 3 miles NW of Tanjung Keling.
There are seven berths, with alongside depths of 7.2 to 20m, on the seaward side of the jetty; a buoyed channel, dredged to 20m, leads to the four center berths.
Pilotage.—Pilotage is compulsory. ...
3 Jan 12

Pulau Upeh (Malacca - Malaysia)

3.6nm
132°
Pulau Upeh (formely known as "Liha Das Pedras", meaning place of stones), a conspicuous, densely-wooded islet, about 34m high to the tops of the trees, stands offshore about 3 miles W of St. Paul’s Hill.
Pulau Upeh is a great weekend retreat in Melaka with its first class ...
5 Jan 12

Sungai Melaka (Malaysia)

5.3nm
107°
The town of Melaka (Malacca), capital city of the Malaysian state of Melaka, stands on both banks of the Melaka River which discharges about 6 miles E of Tanjong Keling, the two parts being connected by several bridges.
St Paul's Hill, wich is conspicuous, stands on the left bank ...
5 Jan 12

Tg Panchor (Malacca - Malaysia)

4.7nm
314°
Tanjong Panchor stands on the coast about 2 miles E of Pulau Batu Besar. Foul ground extends in a general SW direction from Tanjong Panchor for a distance of about 2 miles.
The outermost danger, which has a depth of 3.4m, lies 1.25 miles SW of the point. The passages between these ...
2 Jan 12

Pulau Jawa (Malacca - Malaysia)

5.6nm
116°
Pulau Jawa, consisting of two wooded islets nearly joined together, lies 0.75 mile S of St. Paul’s Hill; the W islet is 18.3m high to the tops of the trees, and the E islet 6.1m high to the tops of the trees.
5 Jan 12

Batu gelama rock (Malacca - Malaysia)

5.5nm
118°
Batu Gelama, a rock which covers at HW, is marked by a lighted beacon.
A narrow ridge with depths of less than 5.5m extends about 1 mile WNW and 0.3 mile ESE of the beacon.
Two 4.9m patches lie between the NW end of this ridge and the ridge extending SE from Pulau Upeh.
5 Jan 12

Pulau Panjang (Malacca - Malaysia)

6.8nm
116°
Pulau Panjang, a narrow, rocky flat almost covered at HW, lies 2 miles SSE of St. Paul’s Hill, and is steep-to on its S side.
A stone beacon stands on its E end and a lighted beacon on its W end.
5 Jan 12

Pulau Batu Besar (Malacca - Malaysia)

6.7nm
305°
Pulau Batu Besar, 4.6m high, stands 1.25 miles offshore, 7 miles SE of Batu Tengah. A sandy ridge, with depths of 6.1 to 9.7m, lies from 0.5 to 2 miles NW of the rock.
A shoal with a depth of 16.3m, lies 3.5 miles WSW of Pulau Batu Besar.
Two white towers, each about 34m high, ...
2 Jan 12

Foulerton shoal (Malacca - Malaysia)

7.2nm
123°
Foulerton Shoal, with a depth of 10.4m, lies about 0.7 mile SSE of the lighted beacon on Pulau Panjang. A small sandy shoal, with a depth of 4.6m, lies about 0.2 mile NNW of the beacon on the E end.
5 Jan 12
Local Area

Tanjong Ru to Tanjong Piai (Malaysia)

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Most of the shoal areas which lie off this section of coast are contained within these bights N of a line drawn between the salient points.
Port Dickson and ...
28 Dec 11

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25 Jan 12

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Numerous small streams discharge their waters on the W coast, but most of them are barred and only navigable by small craft. ...
1 Feb 12

Sumatra (Indonesia)

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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

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, ...
6 Apr 12

Pulau Melaka (Malacca - Malaysia)

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5 Jan 12
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