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Slide 2: This Union Territory is stretched over an area of more than 700 Km. from north to south with 36 inhabited islands. Andaman & Nicobar Islands Slide 3: ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Sri Lanka 1400 KM 700 KM Singapore 450KM Thailand 600KM Mynmar 1367 KM Bangla Desh 163KM Indonesia Chennai 1130 KM Vizag 1200KM Kolkata 1255 KM Slide 5: The first settlement by the British took place in 1789, which was later abandoned in 1796. The Nicobar Islands were thickly populated by the Nicobari tribes. Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose visited the island, and hoisted the flag of Independent India on December 29, 1943. He also created the first Independent Government. Col. Loganathan a Tamilian was the first presiding official of the island. This island is also considered as the first independent state of India. In 1945, the Britishers recaptured the island. When India got freedom the island was retained back by India and was declared as a Union Territory. The reserved and protected forests extend over 86% area of the territory and the forest cover is more than 92 %. Luxuriant mangroves, perhaps the richest in the world, occupy nearly II. 5 % of the territory. : The reserved and protected forests extend over 86% area of the territory and the forest cover is more than 92 %. Luxuriant mangroves, perhaps the richest in the world, occupy nearly II. 5 % of the territory. Adventure tourism like trekking, island camping, snorkeling, scuba diving etc., are the real attractions. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is rich in corals, varieties of colored fishes, sea turtles etc., besides other marine life. It is a birds paradise - more than 271 varieties of birds inhabit the idyllic landscape, out of which 39 are endemic. Megapode, Swiftlet, Hornbill and Nicobar Pigeon are some of the specialties of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. : Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is rich in corals, varieties of colored fishes, sea turtles etc., besides other marine life. It is a birds paradise - more than 271 varieties of birds inhabit the idyllic landscape, out of which 39 are endemic. Megapode, Swiftlet, Hornbill and Nicobar Pigeon are some of the specialties of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Slide 8: They hunted animals and birds ate fruits and vegetables to fill their stomachs. They were skilled in fishing and collecting honey. They made boats. The weapons they used were bows, arrows, spears and swords. The Andamanese groups of tribes were many in number. Slide 9: They were skilled in making pots and other clay goods too. Slide 10: Wandoor Beach and Mahatma Gandhi marine national park is a beautiful locale located 29km away from port Blair. The Jolly buoy and red skin islands are port of the mahatma Gandhi Park. Slide 11: Another national monument is the cellular jail located in Atlanta point which was constructed by the Britishers. Fishers museum located in Aberdeen jetty. Corbyn’s Cove Beach. favourite sports are sea swimming, sun bathing, and beach combing and riding. The first Prison and Hangman’s Noose (place where people were hanged) were built at a small island named Viper. The cellular jail had 698 rooms with heavy security. Slide 12: Mount Harriet, a big mountain about 55km away from port Blair, raised about 365 m from sea level. Chidiya Tapu which is in south Andaman is located 26 km away from Port Blair. Chatham Saw Mill, one of Asia’s largest saw mills was built here during the British rule. There is a museum undertaken by the forest department in Hadoo.It also has a mini zoo where rare species of birds, crocodiles, monkeys, foxes, pythons, deer, wild goats, pigs, parrots and pigeons are found. Slide 13: There is a tourism festival in the Islands. The festival goes on for 10 days. We can find both North Indian, South Indian artists exhibit their talents in music, dance, poetry and debates. Every year the festival takes place during the second week of February. Durga pooja, Panguni Utharam, and Mari Amman festivals Slide 14: Almost 24 languages are Spoken. 15% of the people have Hindi as their mother tongue. English is the official language. Apart from schools and colleges, a B.Ed training institute, an I.T.I and a couple of polytechnics are also put up to equip the student technically. But students who prefer to study engineering, medicine and law should move from the islands and get educated in other states. Slide 15: Do’s & Don'ts for the Visitors Do’s Foreign nationals should obtain the required permit from the immigration authorities soon after landing on the island at Airport/Harbour. Swim in safe area only. Avail the service of Scuba Dive instructors and SSI for safe diving experience. Dont’s Do not enter into restricted/tribal areas. Do not take video, film or photographs inside Tribal Reserve areas of the indigenous tribes. Do not light fire in forest areas. Slide 16: Indian Ocean Mega Tsunami December 26, 2004 Slide 17: Indian Ocean Mega Tsunami December 26, 2004 Slide 18: Coral Reefs after Land Uplift in the Andaman Seas Termed Coral graveyard Slide 19: Average height of tsunami waves (~10 m) Wave Height during Slide 20: Due to earthquakes, some parts of the Island are sinking. The Island might completely get sunk after some years. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.