Aldabra Islands

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A group of four coral islands in the Indian Ocean north of Madagascar. Part of Seychelles since 1976, the islands are known for giant tortoises and other unusual flora and fauna.
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For instance, the Aldabra group (Aldabra, Assumption, Cosmoledo, and Astove) are raised coralline islands.
abbotti colonization from the Aldabra group due to favorable ocean currents.
The outer coral island such as the Amirantes, Farquhar and Aldabra groups low lying and sandy.