This 1984 photograph depicts Tanjong Katong Road (from Boscombe Road towards Geylang). Tanjong Katong is Malay for turtle point. Katong is the name of a species of sea turtles now extinct. The name can also mean the rippling effect of a mirage across the shoreline. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection.
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