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OAS seaname Detail for Makassar Strait

Seaname:Makassar Strait
Sea code:48M
Definition:The limits of the Makasar Strait, situated between the eastern coast of Kalimantan and the western coast of Sulawesi Island, and linking the Jawa Sea and the Sulawesi Sea, are the following: On the North: A line joining Cape Mangkalihat (1 Degrees 01 Minutes 30 Seconds N - 118 Degrees 59 Minutes 05 Seconds E), on the eastern coast of Kalimantan, eastward to Cape Besar (1 Degrees 19 Minutes 50 Seconds N - 120 Degrees 48 Minutes 50 Seconds E), on the northwestern coast of Sulawesi Island (the common limit with the Sulawesi Sea, see 6.25 Degrees . On the East: From Cape Besar southward, along the western coast of Sulawesi Island, to Cape Leikang (5 Degrees 36 Minutes 45 Seconds S - 119 Degrees 27 Minutes 35 Seconds E), on the southwestern coast of this island. On the South: A line joining Cape Laikang northwestward to the southwestern extremity of Tanakeke Island (5 Degrees 32 Minutes 20 Seconds S - 119 Degrees 16 Minutes E), and to Cape Lajar (4 Degrees 05 Minutes 10 Seconds S - 116 Degrees 05 Minutes 10 Seconds E), the southern extremity of Laut Island; thence from Cape Lajor northward, through Laut Island, to Cape Kiwi (3 Degrees 38 Minutes 30 Seconds S - 115 Degrees 59 Minutes 40 Seconds E), on the western coast of this island; and thence a line joining Cape Kiwi westward to Cape Petang (3 Degrees 36 Minutes 35 Seconds S - 115 Degrees 57 Minutes 30 Seconds E), on the southeastern coast of Kalimantan (the common limit with the Jawa Sea, see 6.7). On the West: From Cape Petan northeastward, along the eastern coast of Kalimantna, to Cape Mangkalihat (1 Degrees 01 Minutes 30 Seconds N - 118 Degrees 59 Minutes 50 Seconds E).
Citation:Limits of Oceans and Seas, 1986 (Draft 4th edition). IHB Special Publication 23, International Hydrographic Bureau, 203p.
Metadata version:0
Keydate:2000-09-13 04:00:00+00
Editdate:2000-10-24 04:00:00+00