Barren Island , Andaman

Barren, the only active volcano in South Asia, is a small island in eastern location of Andaman group of islands in Indian territory. This island lies 300 m above the sea level and the volcano in this place erupted last in 2006. The first volcano eruption was reported in 1787. A deep void land, the face of the volcano, is an attraction to the tourists. This is a barren region uninhabited by the people.

This is a natural habitat for wild goats which live here by drinking the salt water and is a unique feature of this island. The Barren Land can be approached by board vessels and one can view the island from the vessel. There is no permission to get down in the island. The travel to this Island is a breathtaking adventurous experience.

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