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The '''islands of the Indian Ocean''' are a varied collection, including many of the smallest territories and one of the largest island nations (Madagascar).  Many hug the coastlines of continents; others must be sought out hundreds of miles from any other land.  Perhaps the one thing they have in common was being affected by the tsunami of Boxing Day 2004, ranging from remarkable waves to inundation.
 
The '''islands of the Indian Ocean''' are a varied collection, including many of the smallest territories and one of the largest island nations (Madagascar).  Many hug the coastlines of continents; others must be sought out hundreds of miles from any other land.  Perhaps the one thing they have in common was being affected by the tsunami of Boxing Day 2004, ranging from remarkable waves to inundation.
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Note: The subantarctic islands south of 45° latitude are categorized here instead as [[islands of the Southern Ocean]].
 
Note: The subantarctic islands south of 45° latitude are categorized here instead as [[islands of the Southern Ocean]].
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*[[Kerguelen]] ([[French Southern and Antarctic Lands|France]])
 
*[[Kerguelen]] ([[French Southern and Antarctic Lands|France]])
 
*[[Prince Edward Islands]] (South Africa)
 
*[[Prince Edward Islands]] (South Africa)
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===Northern Indian Ocean - Southern Coast of Pakistan===
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*[[Baba and Bhit Islands]] ([[Karachi]])
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*[[Buddo Island]] ([[Karachi]])
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*[[Bundal Island]] ([[Karachi]])
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*[[Clifton Oyster Rocks]] ([[Karachi]])
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*[[Khiprianwala Island]] ([[Karachi]])
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*[[Manora Island]] ([[Karachi]])
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*[[Shams Pir Island]] ([[Karachi]])
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*[[Astola Island]] ([[Balochistan]])
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*[[Churna Island]] ([[Balochistan]])
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*[[Malan Island]] ([[Balochistan]])
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*[[Zalzala Koh]] ([[Gwadar]])
  
 
===Uninhabited or Restricted Islands===
 
===Uninhabited or Restricted Islands===

Latest revision as of 10:33, 20 March 2015

The islands of the Indian Ocean are a varied collection, including many of the smallest territories and one of the largest island nations (Madagascar). Many hug the coastlines of continents; others must be sought out hundreds of miles from any other land. Perhaps the one thing they have in common was being affected by the tsunami of Boxing Day 2004, ranging from remarkable waves to inundation.

Reunion island in the sky

Note: The subantarctic islands south of 45° latitude are categorized here instead as islands of the Southern Ocean.

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Eastern Indian Ocean - East of India[edit]

Western Indian Ocean - West of India[edit]

Southern Indian Ocean - South of Madagascar[edit]

Northern Indian Ocean - Southern Coast of Pakistan[edit]

Uninhabited or Restricted Islands[edit]



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