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Teluk Bintan (W Bintan)

Teluk Bintan (W Bintan)

Characteristics

Description

Teluk Bintan (Bintan Bay) indents the coast to the E of Pulau Ujan, into which several small rivers discharge. Kapal and Ketir are two low, wooded islets lying on a bank that dries on the E side of the entrance to the bay.
23/02/2012
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Merodong group (Indonesia)

39nm
178°
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

Pulau Karas Besar and Karas Kecil (Indonesia)

18nm
198°
Pulau Karas Br, lying about 4 miles N of Korek Rapat, is 3.5 miles long and about 0.7 mile wide; it is hilly, with a flat summit, wooded, and has a reef encircling it extending in places for a distance of 0.25 mile.Pulau Karas-Ketjil (Karas-Kecil), an island marking the SW end of ...
14 Feb 12

Selanga Islets and Alor Islands (Indonesia)

33nm
196°
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 Telan (Indonesia)

21nm
148°
Pulau Telan (Telang), the SW point of which forms the SE limit of Selat Riau, is irregularly shaped and nearly 5 miles long, NE and SW, and about 1 mile wide.
It is divided into two parts and may be identified by a square hillock on its S end, 63m high, which, with a sharper peak ...
26 Feb 12

Pulau Pelanduk Subang Mas and Airradja (Indonesia)

16nm
251°
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 Dompak Basin and Sekaptap (Indonesia)

9.6nm
175°
Pulau Dompak, 4 miles long and about 2 miles wide, is separated from the W coast of Pulau Bintan by Selat Dompak (Dompak Strait), a narrow channel only available to boats.The land in the vicinity of the channel is quite hilly and surrounded with tall trees, as opposed to low land ...
17 Feb 12

Pulau Pangkil (Indonesia)

12nm
199°
Pulau Pangkil, attaining an elevation of 48m, is about 2 miles in length in a N and S direction and 0.5 mile in breadth; it is hilly, wooded, and lies on the E side of the main channel of Selat Riau, abreast Pulau Mubut Laut.
It is surrounded by a reef which extends from 0.25 to ...
17 Feb 12

Pulau Mesanak (Indonesia)

38nm
170°
Pulau Mesanak, located 7 miles N of the N end of Pulau Sebangka, has the form of an elbow, of which the long arm extends 4.5 miles in a N and S direction, and the short arm 3 miles E and W. Ridges of hills extend the whole length of both arms, the highest point, 107m high, being where ...
11 Feb 12

Pulau Ujan (W Bintan)

3.7nm
241°
Pulau Ujan, 18.3m high, is a somewhat flat island located on Bintan Bay's entry, overgrown with trees; it is separated from the S coast of Pulau Bintan by a narrow boat channel.
On the SE side of the island is the village of Pengudjan.
A bank of mud, sand, and drying rocks extends ...
23 Feb 12

Pulau Tekong

32nm
313°
Small island on the east side of Singapre, close to Malaysia.Access is reserved to military activities and personnels.
17 May 11

Pulau Tandjungsau (Indonesia)

16nm
273°
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

Pulau Terkulai (W Bintan)

7.3nm
230°
Pulau Terkulai, lying about 3 miles SW of Pulau Ujan, is low, flat, sandy, and surrounded by a reef which in places extends nearly 0.5 mile; it is about 0.6 mile in length in an E and W direction, overgrown with trees, and has coconut palms on its W side.
23 Feb 12
Local Area

Selat Riau E side (Indonesia)

Transiting Selat Riau from S presents few difficulties.
The normal care and prudence required in narrow waters should suffice in the fairway. Some difficulty has at times been experienced by strangers in recognizing the entrance to Selat Riau on account of the numerous islands ...
26 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.
Bintan, is the largest among the 3200 islands of Riau Archipelago and is located 10 km E of the Batam Island.
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

Pulau Ujan (W Bintan)

Pulau Ujan, 18.3m high, is a somewhat flat island located on Bintan Bay's entry, overgrown with trees; it is separated from the S coast of Pulau Bintan by a narrow boat channel.
On the SE side of the island is the village of Pengudjan.
A bank of mud, sand, and drying rocks extends ...
23 Feb 12
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