North Andaman Island is the northernmost island of Great Andaman, and also the largest of the Andaman Islands, with an area of 2,781 kmē. The island is also home to the highest point in the archipelago, Saddle Peak at over 700 metres.
Trustworthy information also-regarding the weather which may be expected in the north and east of India, is obtained at the islands, and this proves of the utmost value to the controllers of the great trades dependent upon the rainfall.
Speaking generally, the climate of the Andamans themselves may be described as normal for tropical islands of similar latitude.
Population.The Andaman Islands, so near countries that have for ages attained considerable civilization and have been the seat of great empires, and close to the track of a great commerce which has gone on at least 2000 years, are the abode of savages as low in civilization as almost any known on earth.
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