Tillanchang is an uninhabited island and has been declared a sanctuary by the Government of India. There is thick vegetation on the island. On the coast, coconut palms have been planted by the islanders from Chowra and Teressa who visit the island quite often. The island is infested by non poisonous snakes.
Paira Rock, 86m high, lies 0.5 mile NNW of Cape Maud, the N extremity of the island. Several detached rocks lie up to 1 mile off the W side of the island. Paria Rock has been reported to be a good radar target up to 19 miles.
Isle of Man, a detached rock, 111m high, lies about 2.8 miles SE of Cape Winifred. A chain of needle-like rocks lie between this rock and the cape.
An unexamined detached shoal, with a least depth of 20.1m, lies about 9.5 miles SW of Cape Winifred.