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Tanjung Tanjung (E Sumatra)

Tanjung Tanjung (E Sumatra)

Characteristics

Description

The river which flows into the strait at Tanjung Tanjung has a narrow entrance and shallow depths.

Tanjung Tanjung is low but can be identified by its white sandy beach and high trees.
A strong current sometimes sets here along the coastal bank. Vessels when crossing the mouth of the river, should not shoal to a depth of less 16.5m.

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Tanjung Tanjung (E Sumatra)
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Sites around Tanjung Tanjung (E Sumatra)
Flying distances - Direct line

Tanjung Tiram (Bagan) (E Sumatra)

9.5nm
135°
Between Tanjung Tanjung and Tanjung Tiram, about 9 miles SE, the coast is bordered by a white sandy beach except for a bank of mud and mangroves about 2 miles S of Tanjung Tanjung.
A light is shown from Tanjung Tiram.
23 Jan 12

Pulau Salahnama (E Sumatra)

14nm
89°
Pula Salahnama (3°20'N., 99°43'E.) is densely wooded;its rocky sides rise steeply from the sea. An above-water rocklies close N of the island and a similar rock lies about 0.5 mile
S of the island.
Anchorage can be taken about 1 mile from the NW and SE sides of Pulau Pandang ...
25 Jan 12

Pulau Pandang (E Sumatra)

17nm
72°
Pulau Pandang (3°25'N., 99°45'E.) is almost entirely surrounded by a coral reef with some above-water rocks. A foul area was reported to lie about 9 miles E of the island.
A light is shown from Pulau Pandang.The island is hilly and covered with virgin forest, nice for small ...
25 Jan 12

Tanjung Tambuntulang (E Sumatra)

19nm
123°
Tanjung Tambuntulang, about 11 miles ESE of Tanjung Tiram, is a low (3 m above sea level) overgrown point.
The Sungai Tambuntulang discharges close W of the point and is marked by the village of the same name.
Tambuntulang Bank, with depths of from 1.8 to 5.5m and fairly steep-to, ...
23 Jan 12

Sungai Asahan (E Sumatra)

29nm
130°
The Sungai Asahan is entered between Tanjung Napal, 10 miles SE of Tanjung Tambuntulang, and Tanjung Jumpul, about 2 miles to the SE.
These points and the coast in the vicinity are low, muddy and overgrown with mangroves.
The channel is marked by buoys and beacons.
Jumpul ...
23 Jan 12

Tanjung Siapiapi (E Sumatra)

38nm
127°
The coast between Tanjung Jumpul and Tanjung Siapiapi, about 9 miles SE, is bordered by a mudbank with depths of less than 1.8m. This bank extends up to 5.75 miles off the former point and 2.5 miles off the latter point.
There are some fishing huts but few objects for identifying ...
23 Jan 12

Pulau Jarak (K Sembilan) (Malaysia)

53nm
43°
Pulau Jarak, lying near the middle of strait of Malacca about 25 miles W of Kepulauan Sembilan, is a precipitous thickly-wooded island. Pulau Jarak was reported to be a good radar target.The flood current sets SE and the ebb NW, at a rate of about 1,5 knots, in the vicinity of the ...
23 Dec 11

Tjung Perling (NE Sumatra)

52nm
299°
Tanjung Perling is located in the area of Utara in Sumatera with an average elevation of 103 m above the sea.
The coast between Tanjung Perling and the mouth of the Sungai Serdang, about 8 miles SE, consists of mud and mangroves but from there to Teluk Mengkudu, about 18 miles ...
22 Jan 12

Belawan Harbor (NE Sumatra)

53nm
299°
Belawan, the most important port in Sumatera, lies at the confluence of the Sungai Belawan and the Sungai Deli about 8 miles S of the lighted approach buoy. Ample, modern alongside berthing facilities are available for handling all classes of ocean-going vessels capable of transiting ...
22 Jan 12

Sungai Deli NE Sumatra)

53nm
300°
The entrance of the dredged channel leading to the Sungai Deli leads through these shoals to Pulau Belawan which has the port of Belawan on its N side.
The Sungai Deli has two entrances separated by Pulau Belawan.
The Sungai Belawan, the N channel, has the port of Belawan along ...
22 Jan 12

Tanjung Beting Camar (NE Sumatra)

57nm
304°
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 ...
22 Jan 12

Pulau Pangkor (Malaysia)

83nm
50°
Off the coast of perak State, north of Selangor , lies a cluster of fabulous islands with unquestionably some of the best coves and beaches on the western coast of peninsular Malaysia.
Among them, two islands predominate in terms of accessibility, infrastructure and development ...
21 Dec 11
Local Area

Tanjung Perling to Tg Siapiapi (NE Sumatra)

The coast between Tanjung Perling and the mouth of the Sungai Serdang, about 8 miles SE, consists of mud and mangroves but from there to Teluk Mengkudu, about 18 miles farther SE, there is a considerable amount of sandy beach and high casuarina trees. Between the mouth of the Sungai ...
23 Jan 12

Tanjung Jamboaye to Tg Sinaboi (NE Sumatra)

The coast between Tanjung Jambuair and Ujung Tamiang about 69 miles SE, is plain, with few prominent features.
From February through May the high mountains in the interior are occasionally visible. During the rest of the year they can usually be seen in the morning. Many of the ...
21 Jan 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

Gosong Mati (Mati Bank) (E sumatra)

Outer Mati Bank (3°28'N., 99°35'E.), about 15 miles long in a NW and SE direction, lies with its NW end about 11 miles NNW of Tanjung Tanjung. A depth of 8.2m lies near the center of the bank.
Some discoloration exists over this bank when the current is strong.An explosive dumping ...
24 Jan 12
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