Salahnama Island

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Salahnama Island (Pulau Salahnama in Indonesian) is a small island in the Strait of Malacca, off the coast of Sumatra, about 40 km from Tanjungbalai and 10 km south of Pandang Island.[1] It belongs to Indonesia.

The island is about 500 m long and 250 m wide.[1] It is densely wooded with steep rocky sides rising from the sea. Two above-water rocks lie on the north and south sides, the latter about 800 m from the shore. Its highest point is 89 m above sea level.[2]

Salahnama and Pandang are locally known as The Brothers.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Wikimapia, Pulau Salahnama. Accessed on 2012-07-03.
  2. ^ a b Sailing Directions (Enroute), Strait of Malacca and Sumatra National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, USA

Coordinates: 3°20′30″N 99°43′22″E / 3.341621°N 99.722694°E / 3.341621; 99.722694