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Islands of Kenya

Lamu     [1968]
   Group:
   Country: Kenya
Lat: 2.30º S   Long : 40.88º 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: Africa    Distance: 1 km    Isolation Index: 3
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE: monsoon  tropical 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, historic town of Lamu
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Major Human Activities: tourism
  Accessibility: port
Conservation support: government support, legislation
Last updated: 04/08/90

Manda     [1967]
   Group:
   Country: Kenya
Lat: 2.27º S   Long : 40.97º 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: Africa    Distance: 1 km    Isolation Index: 3
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE: monsoon  tropical 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
Conservation support: government support, legislation
Last updated: 04/08/90

Pate     [1966]
   Group:
   Country: Kenya
Lat: 2. 8º S   Long : 41. 8º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 4
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE: monsoon  tropical 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Conservation support: government support, legislation
Last updated: 04/08/90

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