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" BRANCA, (32 miles,) a detached rock, twenty-four feet in height above the level of the sea, situated nearly in the centre of the Eastern entrance of the Strait of Malacca, which has been the leading mark for vessels entering or leaving the strait for... "
General Examination of the Pacific Ocean - Page 120
by Charles Philippe de Kerhallet, Charles Henry Davis - 1861 - 212 pages
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 22

Shipping - 1853
...transferring the mails and embarking passengers. From the outer roads the course is E.bJ*. to ii PEDBA BRANCA, (32 miles,) a detached rock, twenty-four feet...influence of the light as visible from a ship's deck. It fans been named tho " Horsburgh Lighthouse," as an appropriate tribute to tho memory of one who laboured...
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General Examination of the Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean - 1870 - 265 pages
...a distance of fifteen miles, when it disappears below the horizon ; but it may be seen much further from the masthead, as its brilliancy is so great that...facilitating the navigation of the neighboring seas. * * * five to thirty fathoms mud, to ' The Carimata Group,' (three hundred and forty -seven miles,)...
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A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya

Nicholas Belfield Dennys - Ethnology - 1894 - 423 pages
...the only limit to its range. The reefs and dangers which beset the eastern entrance of the Straits of Malacca are all within the influence of the light as visible from a ship's deck." Pekan. — The capital of Pahang, about 4 miles from the mouth of E. of same name on the S. bank. It...
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Historical Legal Claims: A Study of Disputed Sovereignty Over Pulau Batu ...

R. Haller-Trost - Batu Puteh, Pulau (Singapore) - 1993 - 36 pages
...the only limit to its range. The reefs and dangers which beset the eastern entrance of the Straits of Malacca are all within the influence of the light as visible from a ship 's deck. " 3. Origin of Dispute Proof to territorial title always entails a problem inter alia,...
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