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Islands of Yemen, Republic of

Abd Al Kuri     [1088]
Group: Archipelago: Socotra
Country: Yemen: Indian
Lat: 12.19º NLong: 52.22º E Region: Gulf of Aden
Area: 133.0 sq. km   Altitude: 573 m   Shoreline: 87.9 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Antufush (Antufash)    [1285]
Group:
Country: Yemen: Indian
Lat: 15.72º NLong: 42.43º E Region: Red Sea
Area: 29.9 sq. km   Altitude: 36 m   Shoreline: 33.0 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Darsa     [1283]
Group: The Brothers, Archipelago: Socotra
Country: Yemen: Indian
Lat: 12.12º NLong: 53.30º E Region: Gulf of Aden
Area: 16.4 sq. km   Altitude: 357 m   Shoreline: 19.5 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Hanish al Kabir (Jazirat Zugar?)    [66]
Group:
Country: Yemen: Indian
Lat: 13.75º NLong: 42.75º E Region: Red Sea
Area: 116.4 sq. km   Altitude: 645 m   Shoreline: 57.4 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Kamaran (Karahan)    [1090]
   Group:
   Country: Yemen   Region: Red Sea
Lat: 15.36º N   Long : 42.58º E
Area: 107.9 sq. km   Altitude: 24 m
Shoreline: 85.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.7952
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 60%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 552 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 10/08/90

Samhah     [1284]
Group: The Brothers, Archipelago: Socotra
Country: Yemen: Indian
Lat: 12.16º NLong: 53.04º E Region: Gulf of Aden
Area: 39.8 sq. km   Altitude: 779 m   Shoreline: 28.5 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Socotra (Suqutra)    [1089]
Group: Archipelago: Socotra
Country: Yemen: Indian
Lat: 12.50º NLong: 53.90º E Region: Gulf of Aden
Area: 3606.7 sq. km   Altitude: 1519 m   Shoreline: 326.9 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Zuqur, Az (Az Zuqur, Jabal Zuqar)    [1937]
Group:
Country: Yemen: Indian
Lat: 14.00º NLong: 42.75º E Region: Red Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

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