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Malacca Strait and west coast of Sumatra pilot comprising Malacca Strait and its northern approaches, Singapore Strait, and the west coast of Sumatra. by Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept.

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Published by Hydrographer of the Navy in [Taunton, Eng.] .
Written in English



  • Malacca, Strait of.,
  • Singapore.,
  • Indonesia,
  • Sumatra.


  • Pilot guides -- Malacca, Strait of.,
  • Pilot guides -- Singapore.,
  • Pilot guides -- Indonesia -- Sumatra.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Prepared by S. J. Hennessey].
ContributionsHennessey, S. J.
LC ClassificationsVK931 .G72 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 475 p.
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5099787M
LC Control Number74171745

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