Consider the following statements:
1. Lakshdweep islands are Coral Islands
2. Ritchie’s Archipelago is a part of Lakshdweep Islands
Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1

Lakshadweep is India’s coral island. Ritchie’s Archipelago is a cluster of smaller islands which lie some 25-30 km east of Great Andaman, the main island group of the Andaman Islands. The archipelago comprises some four larger islands, 7 smaller islands and several islets, extending in a roughly north-south chain, parallel to the main Andaman group.

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