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Islands of Malaysia

Banggi (Bangii)    [775]
   Group: Archipelago: Borneo
   Country: Malaysia - Sabah   Region: Sulu Sea
Lat: 7.25º N   Long : 117.15º E
Area: 440.7 sq. km   Altitude: 533 m
Shoreline: 121.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2752
Depth to nearest land: <200 m
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 1200 km    Isolation Index: 41
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 4  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 112.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/10/90

Betruit     [774]
   Group: Archipelago: Borneo
   Country: Malaysia - Sarawak   Region: South China Sea
Lat: 2.55º N   Long : 111.30º E
Area: 417.1 sq. km   Altitude: 3 m
Shoreline: 112.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2704
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 1200 km    Isolation Index: 37
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: 20/08/88

Langkawi     [772]
   Group:
   Country: Malaysia - Peninsular Malaysia   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 6.40º N   Long : 99.80º E
Area: 363.0 sq. km   Altitude: 880 m
Shoreline: 129.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3573
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 7 km   group: 15 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 15 km    Isolation Index: 10
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: 20/08/88

Pinang     [770]
   Group:
   Country: Malaysia - Peninsular Malaysia   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 5.35º N   Long : 100.25º E
Area: 295.3 sq. km   Altitude: 829 m
Shoreline: 85.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2902
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: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
Last updated: 20/08/88

Sebatik (Sebatic)    [776]
   Group: Archipelago: Borneo
   Country: Malaysia/Indonesia   Region: Celebes Sea
Lat: 4.15º N   Long : 117.80º E
Area: 452.2 sq. km   Altitude: 409 m
Shoreline: 93.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2072
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 1300 km    Isolation Index: 39
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: 20/08/88

Timbun Mata     [768]
   Group: Archipelago: Borneo
   Country: Malaysia - Sabah   Region: Celebes Sea
Lat: 4.65º N   Long : 118.45º E
Area: 130.7 sq. km   Altitude: 595 m
Shoreline: 79.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6113
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 1300 km    Isolation Index: 38
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: 20/08/88

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