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Islands of Sweden

Gotland     [977]
   Group:
   Country: Sweden   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 57.44º N   Long : 18.62º E
Area: 3026.8 sq. km   Altitude: 121 m
Shoreline: 447.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1477
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 70 km   group: 70 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 90 km    Isolation Index: 26
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:     610 mm
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 5%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11989 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 11/02/89

Holmudden     [975]
   Group:
   Country: Sweden   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 57.93º N   Long : 19.18º E
Area: 116.8 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 72.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6182
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 100 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 100 km    Isolation Index: 21
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:     610 mm
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: 21/08/88

Oland     [976]
   Group:
   Country: Sweden   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 56.77º N   Long : 16.77º E
Area: 1351.1 sq. km   Altitude: 56 m
Shoreline: 328.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2431
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 4
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:     610 mm
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 5%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 11989 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 6
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 11/02/89

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