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Islands of Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Qeshm     [748]
   Group:
   Country: Iran   Region: Persian Gulf
Lat: 26.77º N   Long : 55.80º E
Area: 1488.2 sq. km   Altitude: 397 m
Shoreline: 290.5 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1952
Depth to nearest land: <100 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
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 19/08/88

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