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 Malaysia

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"Malaysia offers two tantalizing choices for divers: world-famous Sipadan and Mabul Islands at the north of Borneo, or Tioman, Redang and the Perhentian Islands in Peninsular Malaysia's South China Sea. Sipadan Island sits atop a pinnacle that juts straight up from the ocean depths ensuring superb visibility and plentiful steep walls. Mabul is famous for its rare marine critters and muck diving. Malaysia's Peninsular Islands are some of the most beautiful in the world, with crystal clear turquoise bays, sugar-white beaches, and some of the planet's oldest rainforests. And, importantly, Malaysia is perhaps the safest and friendliest country for travelers in all of Asia."
Source: WorldDiveQuest

Location: Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam
Geographic coordinates: 2° 18' N, 112° 18' E
Coastline km: 4,675 km (Peninsular Malaysia 2,068 km, East Malaysia 2,607 km) km
Climate: tropical; annual southwest (April to October) and northeast (October to February) monsoons
Terrain: coastal plains rising to hills and mountains
Elevation: highest point: Gunung Kinabalu 4,100 m
Natural hazards: flooding, landslides, forest fires
Currency: ringgit (MYR)
Population: 23,953,136 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Bahasa Melayu (official), English, Chinese dialects (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai note: in addition, in East Malaysia several indigenous languages are spoken, the largest are Iban and Kadazan
Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Note: Putrajaya is referred to as administrative center not capital; Parliament meets in Kuala Lumpur
Divisions: 13 states (negeri-negeri, singular - negeri) Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Pulau Pinang, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor, and Terengganu; and one federal territory (wilayah persekutuan) with three components, city of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, and Putrajaya

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Peninsular Malaysia 73 7
Sabah 85 12
The Spratlys Islands 12 1

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Batu Layar
By Candy Day
Jul 18, 2015
OWTD3 - Dive#3 Open Water Training Day 3 Dive Visibility: 8m DM: Crian #333114 Turtle Bay Divers.    Skills Completed Donning Equipment on the Surface CESA Controll Emergency Mask Removal and rep
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D Lagoon
By Candy Day
Jul 17, 2015
OWTD2 - Dive#2  Open Water  Training Day 2      Skills Completed   Oral Inflate at Surface Snorkel - Reg Exchange Decent with Line Neutral Boyancy Full Mask Flood
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Sugar Wreck
By raik
Apr 16, 2014
Dive 66 Sugar Wreck - coral cat shark (baby shark), common lion fish, soldier lion fish, brown-babded pipefish #320547 Kirsty
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Tokong Laut
By raik
Apr 16, 2014
Dive 65 -
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Shark Point
By raik
Apr 14, 2014
Dive 62 Shark Point - tbd #336010 Ed Syme
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Trip: Malaysia 2014
Door raik
Van apr 2, 2014 tot apr 21, 2014

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Trip: Tioman
Door johnvic
Van sep 7, 2011 tot sep 21, 2011
Stayed at Berjaya Tioman Resort Dived with Berjaya Tioman Resort Dive Center
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Trip: Tioman, Malaysia
Door randune
Van jul 18, 2011 tot jul 21, 2011

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Trip: PADI OWD
Door amar aziz
Van apr 5, 2011 tot apr 7, 2011

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Trip: Rescue Diver
Door Hanss
Van sep 27, 2010 tot okt 6, 2010

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