Ramree Island, Myanmar (Burma) – December 25th, 2008
In today’s image, phytoplankton are visible in the waters of the Bay of Bengal, along the coast of Myanmar (Burma).
The large island in the lower right quadrant is Ramree Island. It has an area of about 1350 km².
The smaller island below it is Cheduba Island (also known as Manaung Island). It has an area of approximately 202 km².
Ramree Island is also the location of a proposed gas pipeline system to be built from the Myanmarese Indian Ocean coast to the province of Yunnan in China.