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Tanjung Tondang (N Bintan)

Tanjung Tondang (N Bintan)

Characteristics

Description

Tanjung Tondang, the NW end of Pulau Bintan and the NE limit of Selat Riau, is a rocky, wooded point.

Pulau Tondang lies a little more than 183m W of Tanjung Tondang and S of this islet there is a rock on which there are palms. Panjang islets or rocks lie on the shore reef SE of Tanjung Tondang.

24/02/2012
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Local Area

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