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Glimpses of animal life of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

B. K. Tikader

Glimpses of animal life of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

by B. K. Tikader

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Zoology -- India -- Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    • Edition Notes

      StatementB.K. Tikader, A.K. Das.
      ContributionsDas, A. K., Zoological Survey of India.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL309 .T55 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2361235M
      LC Control Number86902663

      A Brief History of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Location of Andaman islands is 1, from India. Port Blair is the capital of the 8, km2 mass of land rich with flora and fauna. This island is a dwelling place for the lost tribes who are unfamiliar with any advancement of technology. Andaman's beaches to various things to do in Andaman Once a hill range extending form Myanmar to Indonesia, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands today are a group of near deserted islands and islets. While the Nicobar is out of bounds for tourists, Andaman has developed into a popular travel destination.

      The Red Skin Island at Andaman and Nicobar attracts locals as well as tourist from all parts of the world. Being situated inside the premises of the Marine National Park, the Red Skin Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is settled with a varied extent of regular marvels which truly astonishes the on-lookers. Pankaj Sekhsaria, The Last Wave (HarperCollins, ) [Fiction]: Sekhsaria, a scholar and activist, has worked in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for more than fifteen years, and has written a number of nonfiction pieces on tribal life, advocacy and welfare. The Last Wave, however, is a novel, set in the islands.

        Andaman and Nicobar Islands; Dadra and Nagar Haveli we are starting to see life as a collective — and animal life as a swarm. Ads 2 Book Bank Exam App ET Money Finance App CouponDunia. Abroard SJ, the glimpse of the landscape from the window, as if hand-carved by a master carpenter, literally takes your breath away. ‘Far from the madding crowd’, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands truly belies its attachment to mainstream India. The rich history of the island, as showcased in the ‘Light and Sound’ show at the Cellular Jail, [ ].


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About the Book: There are a few parts of our country which are as fascinating as the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and about which unfortunately so little is known.

The author has s. Glimpses of animal life of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Calcutta: Zoological Survey of India, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: B K Tikader; A K Das; Zoological Survey of India.

The Andaman Islands is an archipelago in northeastern Indian Ocean about km (81 mi) southwest off the coasts of Myanmar's Ayeyarwady er with the Nicobar Islands to their south, the Andamans serve as a maritime boundary between the Bay of Bengal to the west and the Andaman Sea to the east.

Most of the islands are part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Capital: Yangon. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a Union territory of India comprising islands of which 37 are inhabited, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.

The territory is about km (93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by the Andaman Sea.

It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands (partly) and the Nicobar. Glimpses of animal life of Andaman & Nicobar Islands / B.K. Tikader, A.K. Das, ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, located in the east of the Indian mainland geographically, float in splendid isolation in the Bay of Bengal.

Once a hill range extending from Myanmar to Indonesia, these picturesque undulating islands, islets numbering aroundare covered with dense rain-fed, damp and evergreen forests and endless varieties of exotic flora and fauna. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands consist of islands and islets.

Of these, Andaman comprises islands while the remaining form part of the Nicobar. Only 28 islands of the Andaman group and 10 islands of the Nicobar group are inhabited. Life at Andaman is said to exist for the p to 60, years. My Andaman Tour is a reputed and dynamic company, which provides exciting services for Andaman Tour Packages.

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papers and the book on the Andaman birds has been appreciated by the bird-watchers of these Islands. The present book "Glimpses of Animal Life of Andaman & Nicobar Islands" gives a detailed faunal account of these Islands, which was a long felt need. It is, therefore, heartening to note that authors like Dr.

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the largest archipelago system in India, comprising of islands and rocks and islets. The canopied rainforests which dominate the archipelago is a haven for species of plants including palms, mangroves, woody climbers, timbers etc.

and almost species of fauna, both marine and terrestrial. The tribes of the Andaman Islands - the Jarawa, Great Andamanese, Onge and Sentinelese - are believed to have lived in their Indian Ocean home for up to 55, years. That is 35, years before. The marine ecosystem of Andaman and Nicobar islands provides shelter to diverse molluscan species.

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Get to know various travelogue of already visited travellers. Insight into Andaman Islands Tourism with details about Port Blair, Havelock, Neil Island Blog. About kms from the Indian mainland in the Bay of Bengal, lie the Andaman & Nicobar islands (between 60 to N and to E) - a chain of over mostly-uninhabitated islands which are an extension of the Arakan-Yoma mountain range of dense tropical rain forests of the islands support a wide range of plant and animal life having characteristics .Andaman and Nicobar Islands - Andaman and Nicobar Islands - People: Although the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory consists of hundreds of islands, very few of them are inhabited.

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