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North India and Andaman, Nicobar, Laccadive Minicoy, Amindivi Islands

T. G. S. Balaram Iyer

North India and Andaman, Nicobar, Laccadive Minicoy, Amindivi Islands

tourist guide

by T. G. S. Balaram Iyer

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Published by Sri Karthikeiya Publication in Madurai .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby T. G. S. Balaram Iyer ; narration by T. R. Rajagopalan.
      ContributionsRajagopalan, T. R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS406 .B33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination83 p. :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4390531M
      LC Control Number78911910

      The major Island groups of India are Andaman and Nicobar archipelago in Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep in Arabian Sea. Andaman and Nicobar Island was formed due to collision between Indian plate and Burma minor plate which is a part of Eurasian plate. Andaman and Nicobar islands are southward extension of arakan Yoma range of Myanmar. Lakshadweep, literally means "a group of hundred thousand Islands", is located to the most south-west coast of India on the Arabian is the smallest Union Territory in India with an area of 32 km lagoon area covers about 4, km 2 (1, mi 2), the territorial waters a km 2 (7, mi 2) and the exclusive economic zone area , km 2 (, mi 2).

      Besides, in Andaman and Nicobar Islands there are various endangered faunas as well that includes saltwater crocodile, Andaman Wild Boar, bats, the sea cow (also known as dugong) and various other species of mammals. Seasonal Climate: The Andaman and Nicobar Islands face a moderate temperature over the year that lies between 22 o C to 32 o C. Andaman and Nicobar Capital – Port Blair ~>> Area – 8, sq km. ~>> Language – Mostly visited for Port Blair, Cellular Jail, Museums, Corbyn’s Cove, Water Sports Complex, Viper Island, North Bay, Ross Island, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Red Skin Island, Havelock Island, Limestone caves, Mud Volcano, Hut Bay Islands, Mount Harriet Islands, Car Nicobar, Katchal & Great Nicobar.

        Top things to do in Lakshadweep: From Agatti to Bangaram to Minicoy and the list goes on. In India, there are lots of islands where tourism is flourishing at an inflated pace. Lakshadweep is such a beautiful group of 36 islands. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, located in the east of the Indian mainland geographically, is a splendid island in the Bay of Bengal. Once a hill range extending from Myanmar to Indonesia, these picturesque undulating islands, islets numbering around , are covered with dense rain-fed, damp and evergreen forests and endless varieties of exotic flora and fauna.


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S Balaram Iyer. Minicoy is the second largest and the southernmost among the islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago.

It is located km to the southsouthwest of Kalpeni, at the southern end of the Nine Degree Channel and km to the north of Thuraakunu, Maldives, at the northern end of the Eight Degree atoll is 10 km in length, having a maximum breadth of about 6 on: Arabian Sea.

Lakshadweep formerly known as the Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, to kilometres ( to mi) off the south western coast of India.

The archipelago is a Union Territory and is governed by the Union Government of India. The name Lakshadweep reflects the fact. Till the islands were known as Laccadives, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands. Amindivi and Laccadive islands were together known as Laccadive archepelago.

Under the British rule they were grouped as Laccadives, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a Union territory of India comprising islands of which 37 North India and Andaman inhabited, are Laccadive Minicoy group of islands at the juncture of the Bay North India and Andaman Bengal and the Andaman Sea.

The territory is about km (93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by the Andaman Sea. It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands (partly) and the Nicobar. Today, Andaman & Nicobar is seen as a tourist place but very few know that this was the first Indian place to attain freedom from the clutches of British.

Yes, the first part of Indian land to be liberated was Andaman & Nicobar Island. Soon after the World War-II broke out, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose came to Singapore from Germany.

Later, Netaji Bose promised the Indian people in. Indian Islands The major islands groups of India are Andaman and Nicobar Archipelago (A chain of islands similar in origin) in Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep islands in Arabian Sea.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands were formed due to collision between Indian Plate and Burma Minor Plate. Andaman and Nicobar Islands are southward extension of Arakan Yoma range. NAVAL BASES AT ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR -ALL U NEED TO KNOW "May the lord of the water be auspicious unto us".

Indian navy is 7th largest navy in the world with alm personnel divided into 3 this article we will be particularly talking about the naval bases in Andaman and Nicobar islands. With the help of these naval bases we are able to expand the footprint in the.

The Andaman and Nicobars have a deep linkage with the mainland. First, all the original Indians were actually like the Andamanese. The Indian population is a mix of two large ethnic groups - the ASI (Ancestral South Indians) and ANI (Ancestral Nor. Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands of Bengal and Andaman Sea. Andaman Islands. Great Andaman Islands. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a group of islands at the junction of Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, is a Union Territory of India.

The Islands comprise two groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 10° N parallel, with the Andamans to the North of this latitude and Nicobar to the South. Andaman and Nicobar Islands, union territory of India, consisting of two groups of islands at the southeastern edge of the Bay of Bengal.

They form an arc stretching southward for some miles (1, km) between Myanmar (Burma) and the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The Andaman Islands are an Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal.

These roughly islands are known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves and tropical rainforests. Coral reefs supporting marine life such as sharks and rays make for popular diving and snorkeling sites. The earliest archaeological evidence documents some 2, years.

However, genetic and cultural studies. This is a partial list of islands of India. There are a total of 1, islands (including uninhabited ones) in India.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands of Bengal and Andaman Sea. Andaman Islands. Great Andaman Islands. North Andaman Island. Cleugh Passage Group. Landfall Island; East Island.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is an Union Territory of India. The capital is Port Blair, on the South Andaman Island. The territory comprises two geographically separated archipelagos, the Andaman Islands at north and and the Nicobar islands at south.

Both still support aboriginal populations. Some tribes in the Andaman islands have been essentially isolated from other humans for millennia. Two groups of islands, the Andaman and the Nicobar islands lie towards the Southeastern part of the Indian mainland. The groups of islets, islands and rocks sprawl over a total area of 8, sq.

andaman and nicobar islands helpline numbers: std: corona (covid 19) helpline: or andaman & nicobar covid 19 helpline:, for authentic information on it visit: 1. ministry of health and family welfare 2.

7 Union Territories of India and their capitals with Formation year- 1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair 2. Delhi, ( became a National Capital Territory) 3. Lakshwadweep, Kavaratti (Till it was named as Laccadi.

Publisher: Pentagon Press The author argues that though the islands are an environmentally sensitive region, its strategic importance in the present day context for India cannot be diminished.

The book offers suggestions about ways in which India can leverage the geographical location of the islands, especially the Great Nicobar Island at the western entrance of the. North Bay Islands on 20 Rupees Note. Reverse side of 20 Rupees Note featuring North Bay Islands.

The Indian 20 Rupees banknote features a view of the North Bay islands, which is a part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on the reverse side. It clearly shows the North .It is winter and time to head south, to take respite from the chill of North India.

While the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean have become a routine hotspot option, the Lakshadweep.There are islands, majorly divided into five broad categories - Great Andaman, Little Andaman, Ritchie's Archipelago, East Volcano Islands, and Sentinel Islands.

Great Andaman is known for Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and the best islands that have the classiest beaches, simply the ideal holiday destination for.