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why are the lakshadweep islands called the coral islands

Asked by Jayana Mehra(student) , on 14/2/13


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lakswadeep ind has diferrent collectio of coral thats why

Posted by Raman Jain(student)on 15/2/13

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  •   Corals are skeletons of tiny marine animals called polyps.
  •   When the living Polyps die, their skeletons are left.
  •   Other Polyps grow on top of the hard skeletons which grows higher and higher , thus forming the  coral islands.

Posted by Lakshmi.k(student)on 15/2/13

  • Corals are skeletons of tiny marine animals called polyps.
  • When the living Polyps die, their skeletons are left.
  • Other Polyps grow on top of the hard skeletons which grows higher and higher , thus forming the coral islands.

Posted by Bhavna Pawar(student)on 15/2/13

 lakshadweep island is also known as coral island beacaus it is located in arabian seas and of the cost of kerala

Posted by Maisarah Fayyaz(student)on 16/2/13

Lakshadweep are called the coral islands because these islands are formed due to the deposition of corals, which are skeletons of tiny marine animals called polyps.When the living polyps die,their skeletons are left.Other polyps grew on top of the hard skeleton which grew higher and higher,thus these islands are formed.

Posted by Shikha(teacher)2 weeks, 5 days ago

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