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Gunung Sitoli harbour (E Nias)

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Gunung Sitoli harbour (E Nias)

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Description

Gunung Sitoli (Gunungsitoli is the capital and the port of Nias. It is located about 14 NM NW of Tg Lambaru and forms a deep bight.
At its head the hills approach the shore, leaving a strip of lowland between them.
6.29 The mouth of the river, leading to the port, will just admit small trading craft at HW; it is always marked by surf.
The port jetty lies N of the town. An oil jetty lies 7 miles SE. Pilots are not available.

Gunungsitoli, the chief town of the island, is the seat of government. It lies mainly on the left bank of the river.
The harbor is sheltered from W and SW winds, but to all winds from N and SE it is completely exposed so that considerable swells may result.
It is advisable to anchor, in 40m, mud, about 0.2 mile offshore.

The main jetty, 60m in length, is T-shaped at the head and has a depth of 12m alongside. An L-shaped town pier has a length of 67m and a depth of only 2m alongside. Gunungsitoli
Oil Jetty provides mooring to vessels up to 5,000 dwt with a maximum length of 90m. The berth lies at the head of a 170m long jetty with dolphins off each end. A depth of 9.5m is reported alongside.

6/02/2012
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Jojo
Gunung Sitoli harbour (E Nias)
6/02/2012
Update
Jojo
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