Johore Strait

Johore Strait,

arm of the Singapore Strait, c.40 mi (60 km) long and from 1 to 3 mi (1.6–4.8 km) wide, between Singapore Island and the Malay Peninsula. The eastern part of the strait has a deep channel leading to a port on N Singapore. A causeway (3,443 ft/1,049 m long; opened 1924) connects Johor Baru, Malaysia, and Woodland, Singapore.
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An important area for fishing and aquaculture, the Johore Strait separates the Malaysian state of Johore from Singapore.
Malaysia and Singapore are currently connected by two bridges -- the first and oldest is the 84-year-old, 1-kilometer causeway spanning the southern Johore Strait.
Hours later an exhausted Magennis learned there was a huge explosion and that the broken Takao had sunk in the Johore Strait.
The new plants will provide secondary treatment of wastewater before it is discharged through ocean outfalls that will extend into the Singapore Strait and Johore Strait.
Malaysia and Singapore are now connected by two bridges -- the first and oldest is the 84-year-old, 1-kilometer causeway spanning southern Johore Strait.
Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar was reported to have said recently Singapore wants the rights to Malaysian airspace and also for the supply of sand in return for agreeing to build a new bridge across the Johore Strait.