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" Singapore is an island about twenty-seven miles long by fourteen wide, with an area of 206 square miles, situated at the southern extremity of the Malay Peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait about three-quarters of a mile in width.... "
A New System of Modern Geography: Or A View of the Present State of the ... - Page 505
by Sidney Edwards Morse - 1822 - 676 pages
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World

Sidney Edwards Morse, Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1822 - 676 pages
...the formation of the settlement at Pulo Penang or Prince of Wales' island, •however, Malacca has been almost deserted. Pulo Penang is an island belonging...rapidly increased. The commerce is now extensive, and the population is •composed of a great Tariety of nations. 4. SIAM. Situation.} Siam is bounded N....
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The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ..., Volume 5

Geography - 1822
...Lat. 15. S. PEINCE OF WALES'S ISLAND, called also PULO PINANG, or BETEL NUT ISLAND, au island situated off the west coast of the Malay peninsula, from which...narrow strait, about two miles broad, which forms the harbour, and affords excellent anchorage for the largest ships. There U also an inner harbour, where...
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The London General Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary: Containing a ...

Geography - 1825
...Holland to New Guinea. PRINCE or WALES'* ISLAND, called aUo PrLo PINANG, or BETEL NUT ISLAND, an island off the west coast of the Malay peninsula, from which...narrow strait, about two miles broad, which forms tlie harbour, and affords excellent anchorage for the largest ships. There is also an inner harbour,...
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The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a View of the Inhabitants, and a ...

Walter Chapin - Missionaries - 1825 - 420 pages
...people. PULO PENANG, that is, Be ttl-nut Island, called, also, Prince of Wales' Island, lying •ff W. coast of the Malay Peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait. It contains about 160 square iiiles, was transferred to the East India Company, in 1786, and has a...
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The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Account ...

Charles Williams - Geography - 1828 - 491 pages
...fruit. PULO PINANG, that is Betelnut Island, called also Prince of fTales's Island, lying off the W. coast of the Malay peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait. It contains about 100 square miles, was transferred to the East India Company, in 1786, and has a regular...
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The London encyclopaedia: or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...N., and were so called by Vancouver. PRINCE or WALES'S, Puio PINASC, or BETEL NUT, ISLAND, an island off the west coast of the Malay peninsula, from which...narrow strait, about two miles broad, which forms the harbour, and affords excellent anchorage for the largest ships. There is also an inner harbour, where...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ...

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839
...N., and were so called by Vancouver. PIIINCE OF WALES'S, PULO PINAKO, or HITEL NIT, ISLAND, an island off the west coast of the Malay peninsula, from which...it is separated by a narrow strait, about two miles broa<), which forms the harbour, and affords excellent anchorage for the largest ships. There is also...
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The mnemonic chronology of British history

British history - 1849
...drowned, and the loss of the British was 2,383 troops,—1846. J The Prince of Wales' Island,—situated off the west coast of the Malay peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait, was purchased from the king of Queddah by the East India company,—1786. k Jealousy arising between...
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Recent Exploring Expeditions to the Pacific and the South Seas, Under the ...

John Stilwell Jenkins - United States Exploring Expedition - 1853 - 508 pages
...India Company, in 1819. It is situated on the south side of a small island at the southern extremity of the Malay peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait, one quarter of a mile in width, in latitude 1° 17' N., and longitude 103° 51' E. In the centre of...
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A Gazetteer of the Territories Under the Government of the East ..., Volume 4

India - 1854 - 2 pages
...long. 83° 23'. SINGAPOEE.— An island situated in the Straits of Malacca, at the southern extremity of the Malay peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait, which, though not exceeding half a mile in breadth at some points, was formerly the channel of navigation...
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