Kondul island, high and rocky on its N side, rises to a heigh of 92 m.
The shape of this island looks elongated. Kondul was amongst those
islands that were devastated by the tsunami of 2004. Population of
Kondul Island according to 2001 census is 150. Before tsunami hit this
island, people used to live on this island and drew their livelihood
from coconut plantations.
It was after the grave attack of tsunami when this island turned partly
uninhabitable. People who were fortunate to survive the disaster of
tsunami are now moved to transit shelters in Campbell Bay. Now these
people live in tin shelters in Campbell Bay and many have built their
own houses as well.
The closest city to Kondul is Campbell Bay. This island is located in
the middle of Little Nicobar Island and Great Nicobar Island.
Kondul Island is populated with chunky vegetation. There you will find
densely populated forests and mangroves. Beaches on this island are
shrouded with thick forests. Both the sides of Kondul Island are covered
Trak and Treis islands Nicobar
Trak Island lies 5 miles WNW of Sombrero Point; Treis Island lies 1 mile SE of Trak Island.
Both islands are small, reef-fringed, and surrounded by sunken rocks.
A rock, which has a depth of less than 1.8m, lies about midway between Treis Island and Sombrero Point.
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