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Name: Rondo Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Pulau Rondo Light

Nearest Town or City:
Banda Aceh, , Indonesia

Location: NW Sumatra, about 38 miles NNW of Banda Aceh.

Managing Organization:
Indonesian Directorate of Marine Navigation


Pulau Rondo, a small island off the tip of Sumatra, is the northernmost (and westernmost) point in Indonesia. Indonesia's first "tsunameter" was placed here in December 2005, one year after the tsunami that ravaged northwestern Sumatra and a number of other locations around the Indian Ocean.

Tower Height: 131

Height of Focal Plane: 633

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds; range 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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