Pulau Sarimbun

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Pulau Sarimbun
Pulau Sarimbun is located in Singapore
Pulau Sarimbun
Pulau Sarimbun
LocationStraits of Johor
Coordinates1°26′3.192″N 103°41′6″E / 1.43422000°N 103.68500°E / 1.43422000; 103.68500Coordinates: 1°26′3.192″N 103°41′6″E / 1.43422000°N 103.68500°E / 1.43422000; 103.68500
Area1.4 ha (3.5 acres)

Pulau Sarimbun (previously also spelled Pulau Serimbun or Pulau Srimbun[1]) is a small island situated in the Straits of Johor,[2] off the north-western coast of Singapore. Located within Singapore waters, it has an area of 1.4 hectare.[3]

It has been inhabited in the 1930s by William Arthur Bates Goodall. Goodall was a regular visitor in the 1920s and subsequently lived there permanently in the 1930s till his death in 1941.[4]


  1. ^ Chen, Junhao; Chong, Kwek Yan; Yee, Alex T. K.; Tan, Hugh T.W. (2014). A Gazetteer of the Singapore Locality Names of the Collections of the Herbarium, Singapore Botanic Gardens (PDF). Singapore: Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University of Singapore. p. 48. ISBN 978-981-07-2589-1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-01-28.
  2. ^ Morris, Jean (14 October 1935). "A DAY'S SAILING IN THE TEBRAU STRAITS". Retrieved 21 February 2016 – via NewspaperSG.
  3. ^ "Islands of Singapore". Singapore Infopedia. National Library Board, Singapore. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  4. ^ "'Robinson Crusoe of Johore Straits', Straits Times 12/08/1937, retrieved September 2015".