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21 miles from havelock island

NORTH BUTTON ISLAND. 12°18.78N, 93°4.043E

The horseshoe bay on the southern side provides excellent protection. Anchor in 10-12 metres on a sandy bottom, well clear of the reef. The sand spit at the western end provides all-tide dinghy access to the beach.

This anchorage is easy to enter at night if returning from the volcano islands of Narcondam or Barren. The snorkelling and swimming here are superb with manta rays, dolphins and giant leatherback turtles frequently seen.

North Button Island
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