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Ujung Masammuka (NW Sumatra coast)

Ujung Masammuka (NW Sumatra coast)



Ujung Masammuka ( or Masam Muka) with Ug Raya located 3,5 miles to SSW of it, form the extremity of the island of Sumatra.
Between Masammuka and Ujung Baka, about 14 miles ENE, the coast is rocky and steep for about 1 mile SE of the former, then it is sandy.

Except off Ujung Masam Muka, the depths decrease gradually towards the coast. The bottom is composed of black sand for about 3 miles offshore, and white sand and shells beyond that.
The mouth of a shallow lagoon lies close E of Ujung Pantu (Ujung Pantjoe), located about 1 mile ESE of Ujung Masam Muka.

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