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Islands of Myanmar [Burma]

Bentinck     [1656]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 11.73º N   Long : 98.04º E
Area: 77.9 sq. km   Altitude: 341 m
Shoreline: 98.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 1.2683
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 60 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 60 km    Isolation Index: 19
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Bilugyun     [1885]
   Group:
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 16.36º N   Long : 97.51º 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: 2 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 4
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 08/07/89

Cheduba     [983]
   Group:
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Bay of Bengal
Lat: 18.77º N   Long : 93.62º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 35 km    Isolation Index: 14
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 11/02/89

Daung Kyun (Ross)    [598]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 12.23º N   Long : 98.09º E
Area: 110.2 sq. km   Altitude: 309 m
Shoreline: 71.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6452
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 45 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 45 km    Isolation Index: 15
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Great Coco     [1659]
Group: Coco Islands, Archipelago: Andaman Islands
Country: Myanmar [Burma]: Indian
Lat: 14.15º NLong: 93.35º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Kadan Kyun (King)    [614]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 12.50º N   Long : 98.35º E
Area: 449.8 sq. km   Altitude: 767 m
Shoreline: 153.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3417
Depth to nearest land: <200 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
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Kadetkyi Kyun (St Matthew's)    [606]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 9.97º N   Long : 98.20º E
Area: 176.2 sq. km   Altitude: 852 m
Shoreline: 96.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5488
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 25 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 25 km    Isolation Index: 11
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Kanmaw Kyun (Kisseraing)    [613]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 11.67º N   Long : 98.48º E
Area: 408.8 sq. km   Altitude: 357 m
Shoreline: 130.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3190
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: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Lanbi Kyun (Sullivan)    [607]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 10.84º N   Long : 98.25º E
Area: 187.8 sq. km   Altitude: 465 m
Shoreline: 138.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.7391
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 20 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 20 km    Isolation Index: 13
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Letsok-aw Kyun (Dome)    [611]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 11.65º N   Long : 98.27º E
Area: 249.9 sq. km   Altitude: 685 m
Shoreline: 141.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5674
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 7 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 35 km    Isolation Index: 14
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Little Coco     [1661]
Group: Coco Islands, Archipelago: Andaman Islands
Country: Myanmar [Burma]: Indian
Lat: 13.98º NLong: 93.20º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Mali Kyun (Tavoy)    [1657]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 13.08º N   Long : 98.29º E
Area: 99.3 sq. km   Altitude: 686 m
Shoreline: 86.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.8741
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 30 km   group: 30 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 30 km    Isolation Index: 16
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Preparis     [1658]
Group:
Country: Myanmar [Burma]: Indian
Lat: 14.85º NLong: 93.63º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Ramree     [982]
   Group:
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Bay of Bengal
Lat: 19.12º N   Long : 93.76º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, town of Kyaukpyu
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 66%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 11/02/89

Saganthit Kyun (Sellore)    [612]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 11.97º N   Long : 95.55º E
Area: 256.5 sq. km   Altitude: 518 m
Shoreline: 100.6 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3922
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 1 km    Isolation Index: 3
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

Table     [1660]
Group: Coco Islands, Archipelago: Andaman Islands
Country: Myanmar [Burma]: Indian
Lat: 14.18º NLong: 93.35º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Thayawthadangyi (Elphinstone)    [600]
   Group: Archipelago: Mergui Archipelago
   Country: Myanmar [Burma]   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 12.85º N   Long : 98.06º E
Area: 119.7 sq. km   Altitude: 538 m
Shoreline: 114.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.9532
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 50 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 50 km    Isolation Index: 16
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: $ 179 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 05/02/89

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