The Merodong group of islands lie to the W of Pulau Mesanak, between it and the Temiang group. The former group comprises six islands, separated by channels unsuitable for navigation and there is no reason in venturing among them or between them and Pulau Mesanak.
Merodong, the N island, is 186m high and its conical peak is one of the principal landmarks for making Selat Riau (Riouw Strait). Rocks, dry at LW, extend 0.8 mile NNE from the NW end of Merodong, on the S side of Selat Merodong (Selat Merodong).
Pulau Mesanak (Indonesia)
Pulau Mesanak, located 7 miles N of the N end of Pulau Sebangka, has the form of an elbow, of which the long arm extends 4.5 miles in a N and S direction, and the short arm 3 miles E and W. Ridges of hills extend the whole length of both arms, the highest point, 107m high, being where ...
11 Feb 12
Pulau Nyamok (Indonesia)
Pulau Nyamok (Njamok), 56m high, and lying about 2 miles SE of the S end of Pulau Mesanak, is surrounded by a reef which extends about 1 mile NE, with drying rocks, and is generally breaking.
In the channel between Pulau Nyamok and Pulau Mesanak, there is a sandy islet with some ...
10 Feb 12