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ISLANDS BY GEOLOGICAL TYPE:
LOW CORAL ISLANDS

Area (sq.km.)      Island (Country)          Type

    ? sq.km.   Akiaki (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)  low coral
    ? sq.km.   Ambergris Cay (Belize)  low coral
    ? sq.km.   Ambergris Cays (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
    ? sq.km.   Bird (Seychelles)  coralline ?
    ? sq.km.   Chesterfield (France - New Caledonia)  low coral islets on reefs
    ? sq.km.   Denis (Seychelles)  coralline
    ? sq.km.   Fangataufa (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)  low coral
    ? sq.km.   Grand Turk (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
    ? sq.km.   Morant Cays (Jamaica)  low coral
    ? sq.km.   Nukutavake (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)  low coral
    ? sq.km.   Sable (Canada - Nova Scotia)  low
    ? sq.km.   Salt Cay (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
    ? sq.km.   South Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
    ? sq.km.   Tepoto Sud (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)  low coral
    ? sq.km.   Tikei (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)  low coral island
    ? sq.km.   West Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
0.1 sq.km.   Pikelot (Federated States of Micronesia)  low coral islet
0.2 sq.km.   Birnie (Kiribati)  low coral island
0.2 sq.km.   Jemo (Marshall Islands)  low coral island on reef
0.2 sq.km.   Vostok (Kiribati - Line Islands)  low coral island
0.3 sq.km.   Agalega (Mauritius - Agalega Islands)  low coral?
0.3 sq.km.   Pedro Cays (Jamaica)  low coral
0.4 sq.km.   Fayu (Federated States of Micronesia)  low coral island
0.4 sq.km.   Niulakita (Tuvalu)  low coral island
0.5 sq.km.   Rawaki (Kiribati)  low coral island
0.6 sq.km.   Jabwot (Marshall Islands)  low coral island
0.6 sq.km.   McKean (Kiribati)  low coral
0.8 sq.km.   Lib (Marshall Islands)  low coral sand island
0.8 sq.km.   Nama (Federated States of Micronesia)  low coral island
0.8 sq.km.   Romonum (Federated States of Micronesia)  low island
0.9 sq.km.   Kili (Marshall Islands)  low coral island
1.2 sq.km.   Baker (United States - Howland and Baker)  low coral
1.2 sq.km.   Nassau (Cook Islands)  low coral
1.3 sq.km.   Satawal (Federated States of Micronesia)  low coral island
1.3 sq.km.   Takutea (Cook Islands)  low coral
1.5 sq.km.   Howland (United States - Howland and Baker)  low coral
1.8 sq.km.   Mejit (Marshall Islands)  low coral island, central pond
1.9 sq.km.   Sonsorol (Palau)  low coral islands on reef
2.6 sq.km.   Androth (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)  submerged reef
2.6 sq.km.   Pulusuk (Federated States of Micronesia)  low coral island
2.7 sq.km.   Cargados Carajos Shoals (Mauritius - Cargados Carajos)  low coral islets on reef
2.8 sq.km.   Niutao (Tuvalu)  low coral island
3.1 sq.km.   Nanumanga (Tuvalu)  low coral island
3.2 sq.km.   Flint (Kiribati - Line Islands)  elongate low coral island
4.0 sq.km.   Laysan (United States - Hawaii)  low coral
4.2 sq.km.   Glorieuses (France - Glorieuses (claimed Madagascar))  low coral island on long reef
4.4 sq.km.   Jarvis (United States - Jarvis)  low coral
4.4 sq.km.   Manra (Kiribati)  low coral island
5.1 sq.km.   Enderbury (Kiribati)  low coral island
5.2 sq.km.   Tamana (Kiribati)  low coral island
5.4 sq.km.   Makin Meang (Kiribati)  low coral
5.6 sq.km.   Vaitupu (Tuvalu)  low coral island
7.4 sq.km.   Teraina (Kiribati - Line Islands)  low coral with central lake
12.7 sq.km.   Kuria (Kiribati)  two low coral islands
16.2 sq.km.   Starbuck (Kiribati - Line Islands)  low coral island
18.0 sq.km.   Nikunau (Kiribati)  low coral, small closed lagoon
26.0 sq.km.   Arorae (Kiribati)  low coral island
39.3 sq.km.   Malden (Kiribati - Line Islands)  low coral island
49.0 sq.km.   Tabiteuea (Kiribati)  2 large low islets
67.1 sq.km.   Gozo (Malta)  low limestone
192.4 sq.km.   East Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
199.6 sq.km.   North Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
245.7 sq.km.   Malta (Malta)  low limestone
289.3 sq.km.   Grand Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)  limestone
539.1 sq.km.   Cozumel (Mexico - Quintana Roo)  low coral
1447.8 sq.km.   Andros, South (Bahamas)  limestone
3439.4 sq.km.   Andros, North (Bahamas)  limestone


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