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Tromelin



Tromelin is one of the most beautiful and important Mauritius islands, and according to the history, this island was first discovered by the French in 1776.
Tromelin is situated in the Indian Ocean and lies east of Madagascar. The total land area of Tromelin an island in Mauritius is estimated to be 1 square kilometer. Tromelin Island is located at the latitudinal coordinates of 15 52 South and the longitudinal coordinates of 54 25 East. It is an uninhabited island and there is no option for a long stay for the tourists.

Tromelin is mostly visited by the scientists. A meteorological station has been established in this island. This station helps considerably in the forecast of cyclones on the Indian Ocean. The landscape of Tromelin consists of plains, and low lying areas. There are also sandy areas in this island. The coral reefs surround a big portion of the island.

Tromelin island experiences tropical type of climate. Therefore, the climate of Tromelin island supports the survival of different types of vegetation in the island. The soil is also very fertile and enables good growth of the trees. Tall grasses and different types of bushes can be seen in most part of the island.

Tromelin island is also known to be one of the important wild life havens in the world and bird watching can really be interesting here. The spectacular island supports a large tortoise population and other species of sea animals.

There is an airstrip in the island, where the tourists can catch a flight to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius. The tourists can reach Tromelin Island in Mauritius by availing flights. Within the island, the tourists can take walk and enjoy the different species of flora and fauna.




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