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Islands of Germany, Federal Republic of

Amrum     [1952]
   Group: Nordfriesische Inseln
   Country: Germany   Region: North Sea
Lat: 54.64º N   Long : 8.34º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 0 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 22 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 22 km    Isolation Index: 11
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   temperate 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: port
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 5%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 10680 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 5
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 5
Last updated: 04/08/90

Fehmarn     [907]
   Group:
   Country: Germany   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.47º N   Long : 11.15º E
Area: 194.7 sq. km   Altitude: 30 m
Shoreline: 73.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3770
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
Last updated: 20/08/88

Fohr     [1238]
   Group: Archipelago: Nord-Friesische Inseln
   Country: Germany   Region: North Sea
Lat: 54.72º N   Long : 8.49º E
Area: 84.1 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 37.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4483
Depth to nearest land: 0 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/08/88

Rugen     [908]
   Group:
   Country: Germany   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 54.45º N   Long : 13.35º E
Area: 1075.8 sq. km   Altitude: 161 m
Shoreline: 318.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2963
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
Last updated: 20/08/88

Sylt     [1951]
   Group: Nordfriesische Inseln
   Country: Germany   Region: North Sea
Lat: 54.90º N   Long : 8.34º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 0 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 8
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   temperate 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: port
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 5%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 10680 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 5
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 5
Last updated: 04/08/90

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