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Tanjung Balimbing Pamancasa (Vlakke Hoek - SW Sumatra)

Tanjung Balimbing Pamancasa (Vlakke Hoek - SW Sumatra)

Characteristics

Description

Tg Balimbing (Belimbing) is the S point of Teluk Balimbing and the NW entrance point of Selat Sunda.
The coast is generally low and densely overgrown, but inland the country is mountainous.

Teluk Balimbing indents the coast just N of Tanjung Balimbingpamancasa. The village of Balimbing is situated close E of the SW entrance point of Teluk Balimbing.
To the N of this same point the 10m curve is about 0.5 mile offshore and the depths shoal quickly to 5.4m. The depths in the bay shoal gradually.

7/02/2012
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Localisation

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Sites around Tanjung Balimbing Pamancasa (Vlakke Hoek - SW Sumatra)
Flying distances - Direct line

Pulau Batukecil (Balimbing - SW Sumatra)

6.7nm
282°
Pulau Batu Kecil lies about 7 miles WNW of Tanjung Balimbingpamancasa; it is low, wooded,about 0.7 mile in extent, and surrounded by a reef.
A shoal bank extends NW and SE of the island.
7 Feb 12

Ujung Cukubatuberagam (Bengkunat - SW Sumatra)

22nm
317°
Ujung Cukubatuberagam the, S extremity of the bay, is fringed by a coral reef; a 3.6m patch lies 0.5 mile N of the point and a shoal, upon which there is a rock with a depth of 0.6m, lies 1.5 miles NNW of the point.
The coast from Ujung Cukubatuberagam trends about 23 miles SE ...
7 Feb 12

Panjang

52nm
59°
Small port.
27 Mar 12

Pulau Pisang (teluk Krui - SW Sumatra)

63nm
318°
Pulau Pisang, quartz rock, 41m high and densely overgrown with coconut palms, is almost 1 mile in extent and lies about 11 miles SE of Teluk Pugung and I mile offshore; the intermediate coast is steep-to.
It is surrounded by a narrow coastal reef with deep water about 0.2 mile ...
7 Feb 12

Jakarta

139nm
94°
Large harbor protected by a breakwater.
27 Mar 12

Pulau Dua (E Enggano)

132nm
282°
Pulau Dua is inhabited and covered with trees; except for a small opening on the W side, it is surrounded by a coral reef of considerable extent, partly dry at LW, but having depths of 7.3 to 18.3m close-to.
7 Feb 12

Pulau Bangkei (E Enggano)

133nm
281°
Bangkei, the middle island of the three and the smallest, is conspicuous from the sea, having a high sandy beach, with a tuft of trees near the center. It is located on the outer detached reef which lies off Eumo Point, the NE point of Telok Kiowa, a deep cove in the S part of Teluk ...
7 Feb 12

Teluk Enggano (E Enggano)

133nm
282°
Teluk Enggano (Engano Bay), the principal anchorage, is on the E side of the island, and has in its entrance three small islands surrounded by reefs, which always break heavily.
7 Feb 12

Tanjung Manna (W Sumatra)

130nm
311°
Off Tg Manna during the E Monsson period, heavy rollers get up in 7.3m, and a break may occur in depths of 5.5m after the sea breeze sets in, thus preventing any communication with the shore. It is therefore not a desirable anchorage.
7 Feb 12

Sungaigerong

176nm
Small port .
27 Mar 12

Ujung Batakarang (SE Sumatra)

233nm
The coast of Sumatera (Sumatra) from Batakarang Point trends NNW for about 65 miles to Tanjung Jabung.
The entire coast is very low, covered with wood, and fronted by a mud bank that, within a depth of 9.1m, in places, extends about 13 miles offshore.
It may be approached to ...
8 Feb 12

Ujung Genting (W Sumatra)

177nm
310°
Ujung Genting, a round bluff headland covered with high trees, is discernible in Bengkulu Road and lies about 3 miles SSE of Ujung Teluk Punggur. From Ujung Genting, the coast of Sumatera extends in a SE direction for a distance of 183 miles to Vlakke Hoek, at the N side of the entrance ...
7 Feb 12
Local Area

Sumatra W coast (Indonesia)

On the W coast of Sumatera there is a high, rocky coast, or if there is a strip of sand by the sea, the land rises rapidly behind it to the neighboring hills.
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)

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

Sunda Strait

The Sunda Strait (Indonesian: Selat Sunda) is the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra.
It connects the Java Sea to the Indian
Ocean.
1 May 17

Pulau Enggano (SW Sumatra)

Pulau Enggano, the southernmost of the large islands fronting the W coast of Sumatera, lies about 60 miles W of Sumatera.
Pulau Enggano is about 20 miles long and about 10 miles wide.A range of hills runs through the island from NW to SE. The hills extend down to the sea along ...
7 Feb 12

Pulau Marbau (E Enggano)

Pulau Marbau, an island about 2 miles S of Pulau Dua is also covered with trees and surrounded by a reef, which on the W side extends but a short distance. There is a deep, narrow passage apparently between the reef off the S side of Marbau and the reef which extends SE of Tanjung Kahoabi.
7 Feb 12
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