Lanbi Kyun

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Lanbi is located in Burma
Lanbi
Lanbi
Location of Lanbi Island in Burma
Lanbi Island

Lanbi Kyun, also Lambi Island[1] and Lampi Island,[2] (Sullivan's Island) is an island in the Mergui Archipelago, Burma. Having an area of 188 km², thickly wooded Lanbi is one of the largest islands of the group.

There were 200 Moken people dead in a small island off Lanbi following the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.[3] There were alo unconfirmed reports of the presence of Sumatran rhinoceros on Lanbi but this has been widely discredited.

Ecology[edit]

The Lampi Island Marine National Park was designated in 1996.[4]

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Coordinates: 10°50′N 98°15′E / 10.833°N 98.250°E / 10.833; 98.250