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Ujung Curam (NE Sumatra)

Ujung Curam (NE Sumatra)

Characteristics

Description

Ujung Curam (Steile Hoek) is a point that has been reported to be radar conspicuous. A tall chimney, marked by obstruction lights, stands about 8 miles SSW of the point.

Between Tanjung Jambuair and Ujung Curam, 12 miles SE, there are several rivers and creeks.
A sandy mud bank, which dries in places, extends from 0.5 to 1.5 miles offshore between Tanjung Jambuair and Ujung Curam.
Between Tanjung Jambuair and Ujung Curam, during the NW setting current, there is a distinct division between the muddy water from the rivers and the clearer water of the strait, extending out to the 40m curve.

21/01/2012
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12nm
308°
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12nm
307°
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19nm
301°
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20nm
132°
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29nm
275°
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278°
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33nm
280°
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37nm
282°
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37nm
144°
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48nm
281°
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42nm
147°
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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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71nm
275°
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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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