NORTH ANDAMAN ISLAND
North Andaman Island is the northernmost island of Great Andaman of the Andaman Islands, with an area of 2,781 km². The main town on the island is Diglipur. Known for its marine life, the island's main industries are rice and orange-growing. The island is home to the highest point in the archipelago, Saddle Peak at 738 metres.
North Andaman experiences fairly frequent large earthquakes and suffered inundation from the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake tsunami.
North Andaman is one of the five chief islands located to the north of Andaman District, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Lying at an altitude of 738 m above sea level, the island spans an area of about 2780 sq km. It is a sub division of North Andamans and covers a total of 607 km of shoreline.
Main attractions are Saddle Peak, Cadell Bay and Turtle Islands. To the extreme north of this island, is Landfall Island.