There are 3 major Islands in Andaman Group:
is situated in this Island).
and Mayabunder towns are situated in this Island).
is situated in this Island)
Relative locations of other major Islands are as follows :
To the North - Landfall Island
To the North-East - Narcondam Island
To the East - Barren Island / 'Ritchie's Archipelago' (described in a section below)
To the South - Rutland island / Cinque Island
To the South-West - Labyrinth group of island.
To the To the West - North Sentinel / South Sentinel Island / Interview Island.
is situated between Middle and South Andaman Islands.
Island is about 55 km south of South Andaman across the Duncan Passage.
Of the land area of 6,408 km2 of the Andaman Islands, forests occupy about 5,629 km2, constituting reserve and protected forests,
of which approximately 2,118 Km2 is under the tribal reserve. The elevation of the Andamans ranges from 0-732 m, with Saddle Peak in North Andaman Island
being the highest.
Ritchie's Archipelago :
The archipelago is named after an 18th century British marine surveyor, John Ritchie
- 113.93 km2
Henry Lawrence Island - 55 km2
John Lawrence Island - 41.98 km2
Peel Island - 23 km2
Wilson Island - 14 km2
Outram Island - 13 km2
Neil Island - 18.90 km2
Nicholson Island - 1.8 km2
Inglis Island - 1.4 km2
Hugh Rose Island - 0.6 km2
Middle Button Island - 0.4 km2
North Button Island - 0.25 km2
South Button Island - 0.1 km2
Source - Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ritchie's_Archipelago)