The Hidden facts behind Sipadan Island and Kapalai Island

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Sipadan Island Sipadan Island got its name from the word “Siparan”, which refers to a dead body of Paran (Si Paran – “Si” in this context is an old prefix in front of people’s name) whom had been found on the beach of the island. Sipadan is an island situated at east coast of Sabah and can be reached by boat from Semporna. It is located at the heart of Indo-Pacific basin, the centre of one of the richest marine …

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Sipadan Island, the Diving Legend of Sabah Borneo

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Sipadan Island, just mention the name “Sipadan” and instantly the word “diving” came into mind. Sipadan had become synonymous with diving. Sipadan Island is an oceanic island in the Celebes Sea off the East coast of Sabah, Borneo. Sipadan Island was formed thousands of years ago through the slow process of living corals growing on top of an extinct volcanic cone. With a depth reaching 600 metres to the sea floor, Sipadan Island was surrounded by the richest marine life …

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