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Name of  Island

Max Height metres

                              Characteristics summary

 

Hawar

 

 

22.0

Continuous beach ridge complex west coast, sloping bedrock rising west to east. Complex bay and cliff formations east coast fronted in places by subqa, Jebel and terminals of east lower headlands aeolian formations calcified reef structures and algal mats.

Rubud Al Gharbiyah

1.0

Sand and shingle accumulations, subqa and encrusted flats, storm beach north and west, mudflats, shoals and shallow lagoons south and east. Islands off exposed beach rocks & vegetated islets.


Rubud Al Sharqiyah

0.8

Sand and shingle accumulations, subqa and salt encrusted flats, storm beach north and northeast, mudflats, shoals and shallow lagoons south and east large areas of beach rock and reef. Islands off exposed beach rocks & vegetated islets.


Ajirah

7.0

Rock (exposed strata), undercut cliffs and areas of beach rock and reefs. Single terraced with sand spit southwest sand and shingle accumulations behind.


Al Hajiyat (group)

7.5

Rock (exposed strata), undercut cliffs terraced, small sand or shingle beaches, reefs.


Umm Hazwarah

12.5

Rock (exposed strata), undercut cliffs, small sand or shingle beaches, raised terraces with sand spit southern aspect sand accumulations behind. Centre open wadi with rim rocks.


Umm Jinni

0.5

Sand and shingle accumulations with areas of beach rock shoals and shallow lagoons surrounding.


Bu Sadah (group)

2.0

Sand and shingle accumulations with areas of beach rock, shoals and shallow lagoons surrounding. Storm beaches northern aspects. Islands off ‑ various with mud sand and exposed rocky vegetated islets.


Al Wakur (group)

10.0

Isolated sea stacks with shingle beaches with surrounding shallow lagoon.


Suwad Al Shamaliyah

3.0

Sand and shingle accumulations, subqa and salt encrusted flats, areas of beach rock to north, shoals and shallow to south and southeast, wind blown sand, beaches.


Suwad Al Janubiyah

4.0

Sand and shingle accumulations, subqa and salt encrusted flats with areas of exposed surface rock, beach rock to the north. Mud, shoals and shallow to south, blown sand beaches.


Bu Tammur (group)

1.5

Isolated undercut heavily fossiled rock platforms.