Calventuras Islands

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Calventuras Islands
Calventuras Islands is located in Myanmar
Calventuras Islands
Calventuras Islands
Coordinates: 16°50′N 94°16′E / 16.833°N 94.267°E / 16.833; 94.267
CountryMyanmar
RegionAyeyarwady
Area
 • Total0.4 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation
24 m (79 ft)
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (Myanmar Standard Time)

The Calventuras Islands are a small group of islands off the coast of Ayeyarwady Region, Burma.

Geography[edit]

The Calventuras Islands are located about 9 km (6 mi) to the west of Broken Point, a headland north of Ngwesaung.

  • The northern island is 0.5 km (0.3 mi) long and 0.2 km (0.1 mi) wide and has a white beach and a detached reef on its western side. Its highest point is 24 metres (79 ft).[1]
  • The southern group is a cluster of islets located 3.5 km (2.2 mi) to the south of the northern island. The main islet is 0.6 km (0.4 mi) long and 0.3 km (0.2 mi) wide. It has two smaller islets off its northern end. It rises to a height of 22 metres (72 ft) and is thickly wooded.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 India & Bay of Bengal. Enroute. National Geospatial-intelligence Agency (Feb 1, 2007). p. 168