With reference to Socotra Island which of the following statement/s is/are correct?
1. It is an Island of Oman, situated in the Arabian Sea.
2. It was designated as a world natural heritage site by UNESCO in 2008.
Select the correct codes given below:
Correct Answer : b ) 2 onlyExplanation :
Socotra is the largest of the four islands in the Socotra archipelago, located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea.
The area is officially part of Yemen and is located near major shipping routes.
The length of the island is 132 kilometers (82 mi) and the width is 49.7 kilometers (30.9 mi).
Socotra was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.
Hence, option (b) is correct.