Islands Overview

Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India situated in the Bay of Bengal. It also houses the headquarters of the Andaman and Nicobar Police. It is also the headquarters for the district of South Andaman and the only notified town of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
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Ross Island is an island formed by four volcanoes in the Ross Sea near the continent of Antarctica, off the coast of Victoria Land in McMurdo Sound. Because of the persistent presence of the ice sheet, the island is sometimes taken to be part of the Antarctic mainland. Its area is 2,460 square kilometres (950 sq mi); only a small portion of the island is free of ice and snow. The planet's southernmost active volcano, Erebus (3,794 m or 12,448 ft), as well as the dormant volcano Terror (3,230 m or 10,597 ft), are situated on the island. They were named by Ross after his ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. The third highest elevation is Mount Bird, with Shell Glacier and Endeavour Piedmont Glacier on its slopes. Abbott Peak stands between Mount Erebus and Mount Bird. Gamble Cone stands in the east of the island.
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Mount Harriet National Park is a national park located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory of India. The park, established in 1969, covers about 4.62 km2 (18.00 mi2). Mount Harriet (383 metres (1,257 ft)[2]), which is part of the park, is the third-highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago next to Saddle Peak (732 metres (2,402 ft)) in North Andaman and Mount Thullier (568 metres (1,864 ft)) in Great Nicobar. The place is shown on the reverse side of Rupee 20 note in India. The park is named in commemoration of Harriet Tytler, the second wife of Robert Christopher Tytler, a British army officer, an administrator, naturalist and photographer, who were appointed Superintendent of the Convict Settlement at Port Blair in the Andamans from April 1862 to February 1864. Harriet is remembered for her work in documenting the monuments of Delhi and for her notes at the time of the Revolt of 1857 in India.
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Jolly Buoy Island is in Andaman and Nicobar and is a part of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. It is very famous for under water corals and the pristine clear beach. To reach Jolly buoy island people have to come to Wandoor beach. This is located in Mahatma Gandhi National Park. Wandoor beach is 30 Kms from Port Blair by road. This route is same for visiting Red Skin island also. Both Jolly buoy and Red skin are located at Mahatma Gandhi National park. The boats to Jolly buoy island leaves by 9.00am. Make sure to reach Wandoor beach before 9.00am. All the boats leave at the same time and come back together. Prior permit and entry tickets are required to avail this trip. You can submit your permit and trip request at and they get the tickets and permits booked on your behalf. You might have to send your photo if proof to avail the permit. The other way is to stand in a long queue in front of the Tourism office to get permits. However, it gets extremely difficult to purchase the tickets because of long queues by local islanders.
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Ross and Smith Islands are known as the Twin Islands of Andaman and Nicobar group of islands. Ross and Smith islands are actually two islands – Ross and Smith joined together to make a single group of islands. These are one of the must watch places in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.These beautiful islands are in North Andaman, few nautical miles from Diglipur Jetty. What makes these islands truly beautiful and sets them apart from the rest of the islands is that these two islands are joined by a natural, sand bar. Its like if you face both the islands, you see a road kinda thing which is actually a sand bar linking both the islands. And thus, while walking on the bar one can move from one island to the other.
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The island belongs to the Great Andaman Chain, and with an area of 242.6 square kilometres (93.7 sq mi) it is one of the main islands of the group, a closely set archipelago in the Bay of Bengal, adjoining the Andaman Sea. Middle Andaman is to its north, and South Andaman to the south. The islands of Ritchie's Archipelago lie 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) to the east. Port Blair, the capital of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is located approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) from the southern tip of Baratang. Baratang contains the only known examples of mud volcanoes in India. These mud volcanoes have erupted sporadically, with recent eruptions in 2005 believed to have been associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. The previous major eruption recorded was on 18 February 2003. The locals call this mud volcano jalki. There are other volcanoes in the area. The Barren Island volcano which is the only active volcano in South Asia and the Narcondum volcano which is considered to be a potentially active volcano.
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Rangachang (RV) is a place located in Port Blair Tehsil/Block/Mandal, in South Andaman district of Andaman and Nicobar Islands state, India. According to census information the total population of Rangachang (RV) is living in houses, among them male population is and female population is .Island Tourism festival, Beach festival, Monsoon festival, Block mela, Subhas mela, Vivekananda mela, Durga puja and Janmashtami are the major festivals celebrated in Rangachang (RV).
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Karmatang Beach Andaman is a beautiful, serene beach that is also known as the turtle paradise of the nation. Situated at a distance of 12 kilometers from Mayabunder in the northern section of Middle Andaman, is the serene Karmatang beach. Even though the water at the beach is a little choppy, it is considered as one of the most visually attractive places in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with lavish sand and bordered beach tract. Locals residing in Mayabunder and the surrounding areas prefer to visit the beach for a small vacation and find it good enough to be visited more than once due to its pleasant weather. The beach is also famous for its turtle nesting farm. The beach is also known as ‘Turtle’s Paradise’ of the nation.
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Havelock Island (Hindi: हैवलॉक द्वीप) is the largest of the islands that comprise Ritchie's Archipelago, a chain of islands to the east of Great Andaman in the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the South Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. the island is lying 41 km (25 mi) northeast from the capital city Port Blair.
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Neil Island is an island of the Andaman Islands, located in Ritchie's Archipelago. It belongs to the South Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.the island is lying 36 km (22 mi) northeast from Port Blair.
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Wandoor is a small village near the southern tip of South Andaman. It has some beaches and a couple of accommodation options and is a nice place to relax, but it is more known as the gateway to the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.
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Set in a serene setting of the Emerald islands at just 25 kms away from Port Blair, Munda Pahar beach in Chidiya Tapu is about as close to nature as it gets. From its meandering mangrove cover to the stunning sunsets, Munda Pahar beach offers you the essentially Andaman experience.
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