Geography.aHarbours and Roadsteads.
influenced by the winds, rendering the time of high water uncertain."
A sketch of the Kinabatangan River will appear under its proper head, but it may be here remarked that the river has several mouths, and that the one usually made use of by small steamers is that known as the Mumiang, about 16 miles from Sandakan.
The mouth of the Marowap River, 52 miles to the east of Sandakan, is 7 cables wide at the entrance, with depths of from
view in darvel bay.
3 to S fathoms. On the bar there is a depth of 14 feet at high water, spring tides.
Between Tambisan Island and the mainland is a narrow channel with 3 to 4 fathoms of water. The western end is blocked by a reef, though navigable for boats. The entrance is exposed to the N.E. monsoon.
Dent Haven, to the south of Tanjong Unsang, is nearly 2 miles wide, and affords good anchorage in the S.YV. monsoon in 5 fathoms.
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