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Sediments from Batang Lupar River, Malaysia

1.2N 111.4E

June 27th, 2011 Category: Rivers

Indonesia and Malaysia - June 21st, 2011

Several rivers can be observed emptying tan sediments into the South China Sea near off the coast of Malaysia, near the border with Indonesia.

The widest of those visible here is the Batang Lupar River. It is famous for its tidal bore, which comes in from the river mouth and fills up the river very rapidly in the course of about 10 minutes. The wave crest at Sri Aman is up to 2 to 3 metres high.

 

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