Name the island group of India having coral origin.
Answer to be written in exam :
Lakshadweep Islands is the island group of India having with a coral origin.
- Lakshadweep Island group lies close to the Malabar Coast of Kerala. It is composed of small coral islands.
- Earlier they were known as Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindive. In 1973, these were named as Lakshwadeep.
- It covers a small area of 32 sq km.