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Islands of Thailand

Chang, Ko     [608]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Gulf of Thailand
Lat: 12.04º N   Long : 102.36º E
Area: 214.6 sq. km   Altitude: 743 m
Shoreline: 90.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4231
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: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 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

Kut, Ko     [599]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Gulf of Thailand
Lat: 11.66º N   Long : 102.56º E
Area: 113.5 sq. km   Altitude: 315 m
Shoreline: 65.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5736
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 25 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: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 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

Lanta, Ko (Ko Lanta)    [1920]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 7.50º N   Long : 99.00º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
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: 0
CLIMATE: wet  tropical 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 31/07/90

Phangan, Ko     [602]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Gulf of Thailand
Lat: 9.75º N   Long : 100.05º E
Area: 125.0 sq. km   Altitude: 627 m
Shoreline: 54.5 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4360
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 12 km   group: 45 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 45 km    Isolation Index: 17
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 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

Phra Thong, Ko (Phrathong)    [1655]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 9.08º N   Long : 98.28º E
Area: 88.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 66.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.7523
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 10 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: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 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

Phuket, Ko     [1711]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 7.87º N   Long : 98.37º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 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: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 11/02/89

Samui, Ko     [609]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Gulf of Thailand
Lat: 9.50º N   Long : 100.00º E
Area: 233.0 sq. km   Altitude: 635 m
Shoreline: 75.6 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3245
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 15 km   group: 15 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 15 km    Isolation Index: 12
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 05/02/89

Terutao, Ko (Tarutao)    [1712]
   Group:
   Country: Thailand   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 6.63º N   Long : 99.53º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 7 km   group: 13 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 13 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: 59%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 771 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 11/02/89

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