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Pamban Island

  • It is an island located between peninsular India and Sri Lanka.
  • The island is a part of India and forms the Rameswaram taluk of the Ramanathapuram district of the state of Tamil Nadu. It is the largest island in Tamil Nadu by area.
  • The principal town on the island is the pilgrimage centre of Rameswaram.
  • The chain formed by Pamban Island, the shoals of Adam's Bridge, and Mannar Island of Sri Lanka separate Palk Bay and the Palk Strait in the northeast from the Gulf of Mannar in the southwest.

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