22 April 2017

"Through Time And Tide: A Survey of Singapore’s Reefs" by Marcus Ng

Learn more about the rich history of Singapore reefs in this awesome article by Marcus Ng.
From "Through Time And Tide: A Survey of Singapore’s Reefs" by Marcus Ng on BiblioAsia.
"The reefs that fringed Singapore’s coastline and islands have served for centuries as maritime markers, fishing grounds and even homes for island communities. Marcus Ng rediscovers the stories that lurk beneath the waves."


With stories and photos of shores long lost.  Including glimpses of Pulau Blakang Mati (now Sentosa) by Dr Robert Little, a British surgeon.
Living reefs of Sentosa Serapong
The last slivers of original Pulau Blakang Mati shores at Serapong.
Exploring the origins of names of our hidden reefs like "Terumbu" and "Pempang".
Large ship passing Terumbu Pempang Laut with Jurong Island
Terumbu Pempang Laut: living reef off Jurong Island.
Featuring Terumbu Pandan (Cyrene Reef) and how it was originally an island (!).
Living reefs of Cyrene
Cyrene Reef
To the quiet loss of Pulau Seringat (Pulau Rengit) and how it is connected to the conservation effort for Chek Jawa.
'Secret Lagoon' at Seringat-Kias
Sea walls on what was Pulau Seringat and Terumbu Kias.
Leading to the Sisters Islands Marine Park.
The Sisters Islands from St. John's Island
The Sisters Islands from St John's Island.

Read more in "Through Time And Tide: A Survey of Singapore’s Reefs" by Marcus Ng on BiblioAsia.

Thank you Marcus for the article and for using my photos.

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