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Wight Bank

Wight Bank is located in Indian Ocean
Wight Bank
Location of Wight Bank in the Indian Ocean

Wight Bank is a small, wholly submerged atoll structure in the Southwest of the Chagos Archipelago, Indian Ocean. It is located 6 km to the SE off the southeastern tip of Pitt Bank at . It is less than 2 km in diameter and its total area is about 3 km 2. The closest piece of land is Île Sudest of Egmont Atoll, 80 km NNW. Diego Garcia is 94 km to the East. The least charted depth is 8.5 m.[1]

Wight Bank was first reported in 1886.


  1. ^ British Admiralty nautical chart 11000030 - 3 Chagos Archipelago, Scale 1:360 000

External links

  • Indian Ocean Pilot
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