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Île du Lys

Île du Lys, also known as Le Lys or Ile du Lise, is one of the Glorioso Islands, north-west of Madagascar. It is administered by France.

Satellite image of the Glorioso Islands, with Île du Lys at the top right

The island has a prominent sand hill and a saltwater lagoon. Trees on the island can grow up to 10 metres (33 ft) in height.

Important Bird Area

The island has been identified as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by BirdLife International because it supports a very large colony of about 100,000 pairs of sooty terns, as well as 100 pairs of brown noddies. There are no resident landbirds.

  1. GEOnet Names Server (GNS)
  2. Charney, Jonathan I., et al. International Maritime Boundaries. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2005.
  3. BirdLife International. (2012). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ile du Lys, Glorieuse Archipelago. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 2012-01-07.

Coordinates:11°31′03″S047°22′23″E /11.51750°S 47.37306°E /-11.51750; 47.37306



Île du Lys
Ile du Lys Language Watch Edit Ile du Lys also known as Le Lys or Ile du Lise is one of the Glorioso Islands north west of Madagascar It is administered by France 1 Satellite image of the Glorioso Islands with Ile du Lys at the top rightDescription EditThe island has a prominent sand hill and a saltwater lagoon Trees on the island can grow up to 10 metres 33 ft in height 2 Important Bird Area Edit The island has been identified as an Important Bird Area IBA by BirdLife International because it supports a very large colony of about 100 000 pairs of sooty terns as well as 100 pairs of brown noddies There are no resident landbirds 3 References Edit GEOnet Names Server GNS Charney Jonathan I et al International Maritime Boundaries Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2005 BirdLife International 2012 Important Bird Areas factsheet Ile du Lys Glorieuse Archipelago Downloaded from http www birdlife org on 2012 01 07 Coordinates 11 31 03 S 047 22 23 E 11 51750 S 47 37306 E 11 51750 47 37306 This article related to geography of France is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Ile du Lys amp oldid 993533640, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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