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Islands of Netherlands

Terschelling     [1231]
   Group:
   Country: Netherlands   Region: North Sea
Lat: 53.40º N   Long : 5.38º E
Area: 91.8 sq. km   Altitude: 31 m
Shoreline: 69.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.7603
Depth to nearest land: < 10 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 13 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 13 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE:      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

Texel     [863]
   Group:
   Country: Netherlands   Region: North Sea
Lat: 53.08º N   Long : 4.80º E
Area: 165.4 sq. km   Altitude: 25 m
Shoreline: 55.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3349
Depth to nearest land: < 10 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE:      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: 20/08/88

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