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Bangka Strait
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Bangka Strait and Bangka Island
Bangka Strait is located in Sumatra
Bangka Strait
Bangka Strait
Location relative to Sumatra
Coordinates2°34′S 105°46′E / 2.567°S 105.767°E / -2.567; 105.767Coordinates: 2°34′S 105°46′E / 2.567°S 105.767°E / -2.567; 105.767
Typestrait
Native nameSelat Bangka  (Indonesian)
Basin countriesIndonesia
Max. length134 miles (216 km)
Min. width9 miles (14 km)
Max. depth90 feet (27 m)
ReferencesSelat Bangka: Indonesia National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA

Bangka Strait is the strait that separates the island of Sumatra from Bangka Island (Indonesian: Pulau Bangka) in the Java Sea, Indonesia. The strait is about 134 miles (216 km) long, with a width varying from about 30 miles (48 km) to 9 miles (14 km).[1]

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References

  1. ^ Schauensee, Rodolphe Meyer de (1958). "The Birds of the Island of Bangka, Indonesia". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 110: 279–299. JSTOR 4064532. Retrieved 24 March 2022.