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Islands of Mozambique

Bazaruto, I. do Bazarato    [1847]
   Group: Archipelago: Bazaruto Archipelago
   Country: Mozambique
Lat: 21.67º S   Long : 35.50º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <200 m
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 5000    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Growth Rate: 0.0%/yr   Stable
  Major Human Activities: shifting agriculture, goat herds,, fishing
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY: little    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
Last updated: 09/02/90

Inhaca     [1846]
   Group:
   Country: Mozambique
Lat: 26. 2º S   Long : 32.97º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <200 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 4 km   group: 4 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 4 km    Isolation Index: 6
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, heavy pressure from refugees
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Major Human Activities: subsistence agriculture
Conservation support: government support
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY: none    Data Rel. Indicator: 0
Last updated: 01/05/89

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