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Islands of Egypt

Gifatin     [1963]
   Group:
   Country: Egypt   Region: Red Sea
Lat: 27.27º N   Long : 33.93º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 6
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: 04/08/90

Gubal     [1960]
   Group:
   Country: Egypt   Region: Red Sea
Lat: 27.64º N   Long : 34.79º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 20 km    Isolation Index: 10
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: 04/08/90

Qeisum     [1962]
   Group:
   Country: Egypt   Region: Red Sea
Lat: 27.68º N   Long : 34.71º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 7
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: 04/08/90

Shadwan     [1959]
   Group:
   Country: Egypt   Region: Red Sea
Lat: 27.48º N   Long : 34.00º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 301 m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 12 km   group: 28 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 28 km    Isolation Index: 14
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: 04/08/90

Tawila     [1961]
   Group:
   Country: Egypt   Region: Red Sea
Lat: 27.59º N   Long : 34.75º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 15 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 15 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: 04/08/90

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