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Islands of Turkey

Gokceada (Imroz, Imbros)    [990]
   Group:
   Country: Turkey   Region: Aegean Sea
Lat: 40.15º N   Long : 25.85º E
Area: 264.7 sq. km   Altitude: 610 m
Shoreline: 79.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2985
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 20 km   group: 18 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 18 km    Isolation Index: 13
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, town of Gokoe
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 58%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1160 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 11/02/89

Marmara     [989]
   Group:
   Country: Turkey   Region: Sea of Marmara
Lat: 40.60º N   Long : 27.60º E
Area: 113.2 sq. km   Altitude: 699 m
Shoreline: 52.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4655
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 10 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: 21/08/88

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