MINICOY –The Island Of Seafarers

Minicoy is situated at 8o17′ north latitude and 73o04 east longitude and is a prominent island in the Lakshadweep archipelago of India. It is unique in many respects. Locally known as Maliku, this majestic island has an area of 4.4 sq km. It is the second largest island in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep with a length of about 11 km and a maximum width about 2 km. The islet to its south-west is called Viringili. Another sandbank called Raggang, not far []