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Islands of Estonia

Hiiumaa     [1043]
   Group:
   Country: Estonia   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 58.90º N   Long : 22.56º E
Area: 1030.9 sq. km   Altitude: 62 m
Shoreline: 246.5 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2391
Depth to nearest land: < 20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 20 km    Isolation Index: 11
ISLAND TYPE: continental      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: 28/01/89

Muhu     [1010]
   Group:
   Country: Estonia   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 58.60º N   Long : 23.24º E
Area: 205.4 sq. km   Altitude: 24 m
Shoreline: 74.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3603
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 7 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 7 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE: continental      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: 28/01/89

Saaremaa     [1056]
   Group:
   Country: Estonia   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 58.28º N   Long : 22.55º E
Area: 2672.4 sq. km   Altitude: 53 m
Shoreline: 513.5 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1921
Depth to nearest land: < 20 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 20 km    Isolation Index: 11
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 28/01/89

Vormsi     [1278]
   Group:
   Country: Estonia   Region: Baltic Sea
Lat: 59.01º N   Long : 23.25º E
Area: 94.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 62.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6606
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: continental      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: 28/01/89

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