Pontamau is a small island off the coast of Ayeyarwady Region, Burma.

Pontamau
Pontamau is located in Myanmar
Pontamau
Pontamau
Coordinates: 17°18′59″N 94°30′4″E / 17.31639°N 94.50111°E / 17.31639; 94.50111
CountryMyanmar
RegionAyeyarwady
Area
 • Total0.2 km2 (0.08 sq mi)
Elevation
54 m (177 ft)
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (Myanmar Standard Time)

GeographyEdit

Pontamau is 0.6 km long and 0.3 km wide. It is separated from the mainland coast by a 0.75 km wide sound.[1]

The island is wooded and rises to a height of 54 m. It is fringed with reefs and lies about 5 km west of Bomie Bay.[2]

Nearby islandsEdit

Myauk island is a small islet 0.8 km to the northeast of Pontamau's northeastern point.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 India & Bay of Bengal. Enroute. National Geospatial-intelligence Agency (Feb 1, 2007). p. 168