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Islands of China

Chongming Dao     [1933]
   Group:
   Country: China - Shanghai   Region: Yellow Sea
Lat: 31.58º N   Long : 121.50º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 6 km   group: 6 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 6 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Chongming
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 01/08/90

Donghai Dao     [1923]
   Group:
   Country: China - Guangdong Province   Region: South China Sea
Lat: 21.00º N   Long : 110.42º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, town of Dongshan
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 01/08/90

Dongshan Dao     [1929]
   Group:
   Country: China - Fujian Province   Region: South China Sea
Lat: 23.67º N   Long : 117.44º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 4
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Dongshan
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 01/08/90

Hainan Dao (Hainan)    [340]
   Group:
   Country: China - Guangdong - Hainan Island   Region: South China Sea
Lat: 14.16º N   Long : 109.40º E
Area: 33209.8 sq. km   Altitude: 1892 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 1262.1 km (scale 1:1887000)   Coastal Index: 0.0380
Depth to nearest land: <200 m
Nearest island: 20 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 20 km    Isolation Index: 13
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: port, airport
Last updated: 28/07/88

Nan'ao Dao     [1928]
   Group:
   Country: China - Guangdong Province   Region: South China Sea
Lat: 23.46º N   Long : 117.07º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Nan'ao
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 01/08/90

Pingtan Dao     [1930]
   Group:
   Country: China - Fujian Province   Region: Taiwan Strait
Lat: 25.52º N   Long : 119.75º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 6
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Pingtan
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 01/08/90

Shangchuan Dao     [1925]
   Group:
   Country: China - Guangdong Province   Region: South China Sea
Lat: 21.70º N   Long : 112.78º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 8 km   group: 14 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 14 km    Isolation Index: 10
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 01/08/90

Xiachuan Dao     [1924]
   Group:
   Country: China - Guangdong Province   Region: South China Sea
Lat: 21.72º N   Long : 112.55º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 8 km   group: 12 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 12 km    Isolation Index: 10
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 01/08/90

Yueqing Wan     [1931]
   Group:
   Country: China - Zhejiang Province
Lat: 28.13º N   Long : 120.98º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Yuhuan (Huanshan)
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 01/08/90

Zhoushan Dao     [1932]
   Group:
   Country: China - Zhejiang Province
Lat: 30. 7º N   Long : 122.13º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 8
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Dinghai, Putuo
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 258 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 01/08/90

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