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Tanjung Beting Camar (NE Sumatra)

Tanjung Beting Camar (NE Sumatra)

Characteristics

Description

Tanjung Beting Camar, which is tree-covered, stands 1.2 miles SE of Sungai Nipah Larangan. The coast between this point and Tanjung Belawan, about 6.2 miles SSE, has been reported to be radar conspicuous.

Between Tanjung Beting Camar and Tanjung Perling, about 10 miles SSE, the coast is fronted by an extensive shoal area which extends up to 5 miles offshore. The inner part of this shoal is bordered by mudbanks.


22/01/2012
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5.8nm
166°
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Belawan Harbor (NE Sumatra)

6.1nm
167°
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Tjung Perling (NE Sumatra)

7.3nm
162°
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Pangkalan Oil Terminal (NE Sumatra)

31nm
295°
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Ujung Tamiang (NE Sumatra)

39nm
322°
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84nm
86°
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Kualalangsa harbor (NE Sumatra)

55nm
313°
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The channel depth is  0 to 1,5 m
Anchorage depth: 7,1 to 9,1 m
Cargo pier depth: 4,9 to 6,1 m
Tidal range:1,5 m
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Tanjung Tanjung (E Sumatra)

57nm
124°
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Ujung Perolin (NE Sumatra)

59nm
316°
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Pulau Pandang (E Sumatra)

69nm
113°
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67nm
126°
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A light is shown from Tanjung Tiram.
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Local Area

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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, ...
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Teluk Aru (NE Sumatra)

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