UN SYSTEM-WIDE EARTHWATCH Web Site
ISLAND DIRECTORY


Islands of Denmark

Aero     [1127]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.88º N   Long : 10.38º E
Area: 95.9 sq. km   Altitude: 68 m
Shoreline: 76.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.7956
Depth to nearest land: <20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 24 km    Isolation Index: 10
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 21/08/88

Als     [357]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.97º N   Long : 9.89º E
Area: 322.7 sq. km   Altitude: 75 m
Shoreline: 116.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3604
Depth to nearest land: <10 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1 km    Isolation Index: 3
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 01/08/88

Anholt     [1950]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Kattegat
Lat: 56.72º N   Long : 11.57º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 44 km   group: 44 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 44 km    Isolation Index: 20
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   temperate 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 04/08/90

Bornholm     [360]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 55.15º N   Long : 14.92º E
Area: 604.7 sq. km   Altitude: 162 m
Shoreline: 108.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1799
Depth to nearest land: <50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 35 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 35 km    Isolation Index: 18
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 70%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 8
Last updated: 01/08/88

Falster     [359]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.80º N   Long : 11.96º E
Area: 486.2 sq. km   Altitude: 44 m
Shoreline: 146.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3003
Depth to nearest land: <10 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 55 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 01/08/88

Fyn (Fnen)    [362]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 55.33º N   Long : 10.29º E
Area: 3012.1 sq. km   Altitude: 131 m
Shoreline: 418.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1390
Depth to nearest land: <20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1 km    Isolation Index: 3
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, city of Odense
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Habitat:   Urban Pop: 139000  Urban Indicator: 0
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 01/08/88

Laeso     [1949]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Kattegat
Lat: 57.27º N   Long : 11.00º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 19 km   group: 19 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 19 km    Isolation Index: 13
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   temperate 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 04/08/90

Langeland     [355]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.93º N   Long : 10.80º E
Area: 285.1 sq. km   Altitude: 46 m
Shoreline: 130.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4574
Depth to nearest land: <20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 38 km    Isolation Index: 10
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 01/08/88

Lolland     [361]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.77º N   Long : 11.40º E
Area: 1264.2 sq. km   Altitude: 30 m
Shoreline: 250.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1980
Depth to nearest land: <20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 40 km    Isolation Index: 8
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 01/08/88

Mon     [354]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.97º N   Long : 12.33º E
Area: 226.3 sq. km   Altitude: 143 m
Shoreline: 112.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4989
Depth to nearest land: <10 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 70 km    Isolation Index: 10
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 01/08/88

Romo     [1126]
   Group: Nord-Friesische Inseln
   Country: Denmark   Region: North Sea
Lat: 55.13º N   Long : 8.52º E
Area: 89.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 44.6 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5011
Depth to nearest land: <5 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 6
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 21/08/88

Samso     [349]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 55.87º N   Long : 10.59º E
Area: 116.2 sq. km   Altitude: 64 m
Shoreline: 78.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6790
Depth to nearest land: <20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 15 km   group: 16 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 16 km    Isolation Index: 12
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 01/08/88

Sjaelland (Zealand)    [363]
   Group:
   Country: Denmark   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 55.53º N   Long : 11.90º E
Area: 7180.0 sq. km   Altitude: 126 m
Shoreline: 942.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1312
Depth to nearest land: <10 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, capital city Copenhagen
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Habitat:   Urban Pop: 1300000  Urban Indicator: 0
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 7%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11312 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 27/11/88

Return to Island Directory Home Page
Return to Earthwatch Home Page

NOTE: For an explanation of each field, click on the colon (:)
Page last updated: 02/03/98