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Tanjung Babi

Tanjung Babi

Characteristics

Description

The E coast of Pulau Batam, from abreast Pulau Tandjung Sau to Tanjung Babi, the W point of the N entrance to Selat Riau, is hilly and completely overgrown, with a few scattered villages; it is fronted by a reef, extending in some places to a distance of 0.75 mile and having on it some large, above-water, and reddish-colored rocks. There are also several fishing enclosures on this reef.
15/02/2012
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Pulau Tekong

12nm
345°
Small island on the east side of Singapre, close to Malaysia.Access is reserved to military activities and personnels.
17 May 11

Pulau Pelanduk Subang Mas and Airradja (Indonesia)

15nm
164°
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 Tandjungsau (Indonesia)

10nm
154°
Pulau Tandjung Sau (Tanjungsau) (Tandjoeng Saoe) lies close N of Pulau Ngenang; a hill rises to a height of 70m about 1 mile WNW of its E end.
A reef of coral and sand, S of the island's E end, fronts the shore to a distance of 0.2 to 0.3 mile; its S portion forms the N side of ...
15 Feb 12

Nongsa Point Marina

0.1nm
216°
Marina. Nongsa Point Marina is a modern, fully functional, floating marina.  All berths have water and electricity - and after filtration it is potable.  The approach has good depth at all tides and the channel to the marina is well marked with port and starboard channel ...
7 Dec 13

Selanga Islets and Alor Islands (Indonesia)

43nm
165°
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 Karas Besar and Karas Kecil (Indonesia)

31nm
152°
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14 Feb 12

Pulau Nginang (Indonesia)

11nm
159°
Pulau Nginang, a hilly island, located about 2 miles N of Pulau Airradja, with Selat Bulan between, is about 3 miles long, N and S, tapering to the N.
A reef fringes the S and E sides of the island, extending to a distance of 0.25 mile.
15 Feb 12

Karang Galang (Indonesia)

5.8nm
115°
Karang Galang (Pan Reef), lying in the N entrance of Selat Riau about 3 miles NE of Sabang, is marked by a light; it is visible at LW, when it appears as a ridge of black stones. The reef is 0.6 mile long NE-SW, 0.2 mile wide, and steep-to in most places, with depths of 9.1 to 12.8m ...
16 Feb 12

Karang Passo (Indonesia)

5.1nm
134°
Karang Passo, lying 2,5 miles NW of the light structure on karang Galang and 1,3 NM offshore, is a coral patch, with a least depth of 1,8 m and with depths of 7,3 to 9,1 m.
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16 Feb 12

Pulau Karimun Kecil (E Sumatra)

43nm
266°
Karimun Kecil or Little Karimun, separated from the NE side of Great Karimun by a deep channel about 0.5 mile wide, is a bold island, 377m high.
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1 Feb 12

Changi Naval Base

7.9nm
328°
Naval Base.
10 Mar 10

Merodong group (Indonesia)

53nm
156°
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
Local Area

Selat Riau (Riouw Strait) Indonesia)

The route from Selat Bangka to Singapore, E of Pulau Lingga and through Selat Riau is the one commonly used by vessels proceeding either way between Selat Sunda (Soenda Strait) and Singapore.
The route is safe, sheltered, and easily navigable, with lights and beacons on many of ...
24 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.
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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

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
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