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Duncan Passage

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Duncan Passage

Duncan Passage is a strait in the Indian Ocean. It is about 48 km (30 mi) wide; it separates Rutland Island (part of Great Andaman) to the north, and Little Andaman to the south. West of Duncan Passage is the Bay of Bengal; east is the Andaman Sea.

Several small islands and islets lie along the passage. North to south, they are:

  • North Cinque Island
  • South Cinque Island
  • Passage Island
  • The Sisters
  • North Brother Island
  • South Brother Island

Manners Strait is the brabch of Duncan Passage that lies between North Cinque Island and Rutland Island.

Notes and references

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the français World Heritage Encyclopedia.

Coordinates: 11°2′N 92°35′E / 11.033°N 92.583°E / 11.033; 92.583

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