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Baratang, less commonly known as Baratang Island, is an island in the Andaman Islands, India,It is one of the main islands of the Great Andaman group, a closely set archipelago in the Bay of Bengal, adjoining the Andaman Sea. Middle Andaman is to its north, and South Andaman to the south.
Baratang contains the only known examples of mud volcanoes in India. These mud volcanoes have erupted sporadically, with recent eruptions in 2005 believed to have been associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. The previous major eruption recorded was on 18 February 2003. The locals call this mud volcano jalki.
Baratang contains the Mangroves also.Mangroves are various types of trees up to medium height.The mangrove trees developed with their aerial roots coming out of the ground.Mangrove are shrubs/trees which can be found in saline tropical coastal areas. To adapt to the low/high tide, roots of this appears different than the normal plants we see on earth..

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