Money Island, Burma

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Money Island
ငွေကျွန်း
Island of the Mergui Archipelago
Money Island is located in Myanmar
Money Island
Money Island
Coordinates: 11°49′N 98°16′E / 11.817°N 98.267°E / 11.817; 98.267
Country Myanmar
Region Taninthayi
Time zone Myanmar Standard Time (UTC+6:30)

Money Island[1] or Ngwe Kyun[2] (Burmese: ငွေကျွန်း) is an island in the Mergui Archipelago of Taninthayi Region, Burma (Myanmar).

Geography[edit]

Money Island lies between Letsok-aw Island to the south and Sabi (Trotter) Island to the north. The passage between Sabi and Money Island is quite shallow.[3] The principal village on the island is Kyauk Lait, on the southeast coast. The other large village is on the northeast coast. The island is heavily forested and has small bays with sandy beaches on the west side.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Money Island (Approved)" Money Island, Burma at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ "Ngwe Kyun (Variant)" Money Island, Burma at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ a b National Imagery and Mapping Agency (2002) "South Coast of Burma (East of Cape Negrais) and the West Coast of Thailand" Sailing Directions (Enroute): India and the Bay of Bengal (7th edition) National Imagery and Mapping Agency, Bethesda, Maryland, paragraph 8.63, pages 202–203, ISBN 0-16-067576-6