Pulau Rusah, a rock topped by tall trees, stands in the fairway of the channel leading W and S of Pulau Kundur into Selat Durian.
Pulau Turus and Batu Lanjang, awash, lie 1 mile and 2.75 miles SSE, respectively, of Pulau Rusah.
Between Pulau Turus and Batu Lanjang to the W, and Pulau Kundur to the E, there is a drying shoal. It extends about 3 miles NW from a position about 2 miles E of Batu Lanjang.
Two drying rocks, and a scrub covered rocky islet, lie about l.5, 2, and 3 miles SE of Batu Lanjang.
A clear passage, with a least depth of 5.8m in mid-channel, lies between these dangers and the NE side of Pulau Mendol.
In the strait between as well as outside these islands the flood sets to the SE, and the ebb to the NW; the ebb current being the stronger.
Pulau Belembang-Burung (E Rangsang-E Sumatra)
Pulau Burung, which stands about 5 miles SE of Tanjung Medangkaluwar, the E extremity of Pulau Rangsang, is high, densely wooded, and fringed by above and below-water rocks.
Pulau Belembang, 1,5 miles N of pulau Burung, is surrounded by above and belowwater rocks. The islet is ...
30 Jan 12
Pulau Manggung Topang Lebu Serapung Mendol (E Sumatra)
Pulau Manggung, Pulau Topang, Pulau Lebu, Pulau Serapung, and Pulau Mendol, which stand off the entrances of both Selat Ajer Hitam and Selat Pandjang, are low, thickly wooded islands.
A pier extends from the SW side of Pulau Mendol.
A shoal area with depths of less than 5.2m ...
29 Jan 12