Elikalpeni Bank

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Elikalpeni Bank
Elikalpeni Bank is located in India
Elikalpeni Bank
Elikalpeni Bank
Location Arabian Sea
Coordinates 11°12′N 73°58′E / 11.20°N 73.96°E / 11.20; 73.96Coordinates: 11°12′N 73°58′E / 11.20°N 73.96°E / 11.20; 73.96
Archipelago Lakshadweep
Adjacent bodies of water Indian Ocean
Total islands 0
Area 0 km2 (0 sq mi)[1]
Highest elevation -10.4 m (-34.1 ft)
Territory Union territory of Lakshadweep
District Lakshadweep
Island group Aminidivi
Tehsils of India Aminidivi
Subdivisions of India Amini Island
Population 0 (2014)
Pop. density 0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Malayali, Mahls
Additional information
Time zone
ISO code IN-LD-00[2]
Official website www.lakshadweep.gov.in
Avg. summer temperature 32.0 °C (89.6 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 28.0 °C (82.4 °F)

Elikalpeni Bank is a submerged bank or sunken atoll belonging to the Amindivi Subgroup of islands of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India.[3]


Elikalpeni Bank has a minimum depth of 10.4 m and is located 57 km northeast of Androth[4] at 11°12′N 73°58′E / 11.200°N 73.967°E / 11.200; 73.967.[5]

Elikalpeni Bank is the easternmost geographic feature of the Lakshadweep Archipelago, although other little researched banks with depths of as little as 18.3 m lie about 32 km east of Elikalpeni.[4] It has a lagoon area of 95.91 km2 (37.03 sq mi).

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  1. ^ "Islandwise Area and Population - 2011 Census" (PDF). Government of Lakshadweep. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-07-22. 
  2. ^ Registration Plate Numbers added to ISO Code
  3. ^ Hydrographic Description (Indian Ocean Pilot)
  4. ^ a b Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 India & Bay of Bengal Enroute, National Geospatial-intelligence Agency
  5. ^ GEBCO Gazeteer of undersea feature names

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