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Islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India)

Baratang     [610]
Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
Country: India - Andaman Islands: Indian
Lat: 12.18º NLong: 93.02º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 238.3 sq. km   Altitude: ? m Shoreline: 97.5 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Barren     [1663]
   Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
   Country: India - Andaman Islands   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 12.30º N   Long : 93.82º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 353 m
Depth to nearest land: 1000 m
Nearest island: 85 km   group: 100 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 420 km    Isolation Index: 40
ISLAND TYPE: extinct volcano      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 70%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 246 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 2.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/10/90

Camorta     [603]
Group: Archipelago: Nicobar Islands
Country: India - Nicobar Islands: Indian
Lat: 8.14º NLong: 93.50º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 130.0 sq. km   Altitude: 211 m   Shoreline: 99.4 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Car Nicobar     [601]
Group: Archipelago: Nicobar Islands
Country: India - Nicobar Islands: Indian
Lat: 9.17º NLong: 92.75º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 124.0 sq. km   Altitude: 87 m   Shoreline: 54.4 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Great Nicobar (Sambelong)    [615]
Group: Archipelago: Nicobar Islands
Country: India - Nicobar Islands: Indian
Lat: 7.00º NLong: 93.80º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 955.7 sq. km   Altitude: 632 m   Shoreline: 182.0 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Havelock     [1653]
Group: Ritchie's Archipelago, Archipelago: Andaman Islands
Country: India - Andaman Islands: Indian
Lat: 11.95º NLong: 93.02º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 92.5 sq. km   Altitude: 190 m   Shoreline: 55.2 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Interview     [1654]
   Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
   Country: India - Andaman Islands   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 12.90º N   Long : 92.69º E
Area: 98.7 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 61.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6211
Depth to nearest land: >200 m
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 360 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 360 km    Isolation Index: 40
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE: monsoon  tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: cyclones
   Threat Indicator: 1
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 70%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 246 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 2   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 3   Low
CI-Marine: 3   Low
Last updated: 22/10/90

Katchall     [605]
Group: Archipelago: Nicobar Islands
Country: India - Nicobar Islands: Indian
Lat: 7.30º NLong: 93.65º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 170.2 sq. km   Altitude: 247 m   Shoreline: 72.3 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Little Andaman     [616]
   Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
   Country: India - Andaman Islands   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 10.67º N   Long : 92.49º E
Area: 710.0 sq. km   Altitude: 187 m
Shoreline: 133.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1873
Depth to nearest land: >200 m
Nearest island: 53 km   group: 120 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 610 km    Isolation Index: 43
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 70%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 246 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 5  Marine: 0
  Number: 3   Area: Terrestrial: 300.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 22/10/90

Little Nicobar     [604]
Group: Archipelago: Nicobar Islands
Country: India - Nicobar Islands: Indian
Lat: 7.30º NLong: 93.80º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 151.9 sq. km   Altitude: 435 m   Shoreline: 63.8 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Narcondum     [1662]
   Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
   Country: India - Andaman Islands   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 13.39º N   Long : 94.23º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 710 m
Depth to nearest land: 1000 m
Nearest island: 125 km   group: 125 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 275 km    Isolation Index: 39
ISLAND TYPE: extinct volcano      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 70%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 246 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 7.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/10/90

North Andaman   - including Middle Andaman    [618]
   Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
   Country: India - Andaman Islands   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 12.95º N   Long : 92.86º E
Area: 2780.7 sq. km   Altitude: 738 m
Shoreline: 607.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2186
Depth to nearest land: >200 m
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 260 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 260 km    Isolation Index: 33
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 70%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 246 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 2  Marine: 0
  Number: 3   Area: Terrestrial: 183.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 22/10/90

Rutland     [597]
Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
Country: India - Andaman Islands: Indian
Lat: 11.42º NLong: 92.67º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 109.3 sq. km   Altitude: 224 m   Shoreline: 60.4 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

South Andaman     [617]
   Group: Archipelago: Andaman Islands
   Country: India - Andaman Islands   Region: Andaman Sea
Lat: 11.95º N   Long : 92.67º E
Area: 1210.7 sq. km   Altitude: 366 m
Shoreline: 371.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3072
Depth to nearest land: >200 m
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 250 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 450 km    Isolation Index: 38
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 70%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 246 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 2  Marine: 0
  Number: 3   Area: Terrestrial: 111.0 sq. km    Marine: 282 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 22/10/90

Tarasa Dwip (Teressa, Teresa)    [1652]
Group: Archipelago: Nicobar Islands
Country: India - Nicobar Islands: Indian
Lat: 8.27º NLong: 93.10º E Region: Andaman Sea
Area: 85.3 sq. km   Altitude: 87 m   Shoreline: 51.8 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

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