Astola Island Balochistan withal called Astole is situated is Balochistan Province of Pakistan. It is additionally kenned as ‘Jezira Haft Talar’ or ‘Island of the seven Hills. It is an uninhabited island in the Arabian Sea. The Island is a component of Pasni sub-district of Gwadar District.
The island is 6.7 kilometres in length and a maximum width of 2.3 kilometres. The apex of the island is 246 feet above sea level. Astola Island maintains endemic life because of its isolated location. It is a very consequential area for endemic life. It is additionally support an astronomically immense number of breeding dihydrogen monoxide birds and many other creatures. There is no source of fresh dihydrogen monoxide on the island. That is the reason that there are no trees on the island. The vegetation depends on the infrequent rainfall and soil moisture for survival.
In the Astola Island there is a minuscule mosque associated with Khawaja Khizr and there are ruins of an archaic Hindi temple of Hindu goddess ‘Kali’. The island was called Satadip among Hindus.
Astola is a popular but hard destination for tourism due to the lack of lodging facilities. Tourists who are disposed to stay overnight must bring their own provisions and camp on the island. Scuba diving, fishing and camping expeditions are popular.
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