Pulau Rangas (W Sumatra)

Pulau Rangas (W Sumatra)

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Pulau Rangas (W Sumatra)
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Characteristics

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Description

Pulau Rangas, lying about 2 miles SW of Ujung Baro, is a small rocky island 66m high, and covered with trees, which are visible for a considerable distance.
Two rocks above-water lie off its SE side, and a sunken rock, which always breaks, lies 91m off its NW side, all of which are steepto.
A rock, 0.9m high, lies ESE, 0.4 mile from Pulau Rangas.

There is fine weather anchorage all around the island, in a depth of about 21.9m; small vessels may find shelter during NW winds in the same depth, with the NE extremity of the island bearing 278°, distant about 183m.

2012/02/3
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Pulau Rangas (W Sumatra)
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Flying distances - Direct line

Ujung Baro (W Sumatra)

1.5nm
42°
Ujung Baro, the SW extremity of the peninsula within which is Teluk Rigaih, is a rocky headland rising steeply from the sea, covered with vegetation, and higher than the land within it. It is the N entrance point for Teluk Rigaih.
Gillis Reef, with a least depth of 3.4m, is about ...
3 Feb 12
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Pulau Reusam (W Sumatra)

2.1nm
75°
Pulau Reusam, the largest and highest of the four islands in Rigaih bay, is surrounded by a reef. Two shoals, with depths of 3.7 to 5.5m, lie about 0.1 mile W of Pulau Reusam.
A patch, with a depth of 5.9m, lies about 0.1 mile E of Pulau Reusam.
Vessels making any stay at Teluk ...
4 Feb 12
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Teluk Rigaih (W Sumatra)

2.7nm
89°
Teluk Rigaih is nearly 2 miles wide and about the same in length; the coast is for the most part composed of rocky cliffs, excepting the swampy portion on its NE side. The four islands which encumber it divide the bay into the N and S harbors.
There is always a heavy swell in Teluk ...
4 Feb 12
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Pulau pulau Cikem (W Sumatra)

3.1nm
342°
Cikem islands are located about 1,2 NM S of Ug Glumpang. The W island is steep-to on its seaward side.The islands are densely wooded and joined by a reef.Pulua-pulau Cikem is in a seismicly active area with most recent activity being an earthquake in Simeulue on Wednesday 01st of ...
3 Feb 12
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Ujung Glumpang (Gloempang) (W Sumatra)

4.5nm
346°
Ujung Glumpang is a precipitous tongue of land crowned by a green hill with a few scattered trees on it.
A reef extends E from the point for about 0.1 mile and to a distance of 137m offshore. Foul ground extends about 0.3 mile S from Ujung Glumpang.
3 Feb 12
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Pulau Pulau Peyaba (Pejaba) (W Sumatra)

5.6nm
335°
Pejaba Islands, about 4 miles SSE of Pulau Keueh, consists of two wooded islands, with a low,rocky, barren islet, nearly always covered by surf, lying about 0.1 mile SW of the outer island.
A rock, nearly awash, lies 0.3 mile S of the inner island.
3 Feb 12
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