jeudi 8 mai 2014

W-53. Pullupiddi

Sri Lanka, North Western Region, in Puttalam Lagoon
Latitude and longitude:   8.188868°;  79.777771°
(modified by RB from Wikipedia)

Surface: 0.11 km2
Distance from mainland: 3000 m

Interest for tourism:+
Interest for Polymotu project:  +
Other conservation interest: unknown

Pullupiddi island (Google Earth)

Sinhala name: Kotipitiya
Other names: unknown

Pullupiddi island is a unhinabited mangrove island.


Amarasinghe, M. D., & Balasubramaniam, S. (1992). Structural properties of two types of mangrove stands on the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Hydrobiologia, 247(1-3), 17-27.