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Singapore Strait

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a strait between Singapore Island and the Riau Archipelago at the S end of the Malay Peninsula: shipping channel between the South China Sea and the Malacca Strait. 65 miles (105 km) long and 10 miles (16 km) wide.
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channel extending for 65 miles (105 km) between the Strait of Malacca (west) and the South China Sea (east). The strait is 10 miles (16 km) wide and lies between Singapore Island (north) and the Riau Islands (south), part of Indonesia. It includes Johore Strait (q.v.), Keppel Harbour, and many small islands. As the deepwater approach to the port of Singapore, the strait is one of the world's busiest commercial routes.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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