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The Glorioso Islands are a small atoll in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, near Madagascar.


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A French possession since 1892, the Glorioso Islands are composed of two lushly vegetated tropical coral islands (Ile Glorieuse and Ile du Lys) and three rock islets. A military garrison operates a weather and radio station on Ile Glorieuse.


The islands and rocks are low and flat, surrounded by an extensive reef system.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

There is an airstrip on Ile Glorieuse.

By boat[edit]

There are anchorages along the north side of the island group.

Get around[edit]


There is no economic activity in the Glorioso Islands.


There are no public accommodations in the Glorioso Islands.

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