|Native name: Cheriyapanniyam|
|Coordinates||11°54′N 71°49′E / 11.900°N 71.817°ECoordinates: 11°54′N 71°49′E / 11.900°N 71.817°E|
|Adjacent bodies of water||Indian Ocean|
|Area||0.1 ha (0.25 acres)|
|Length||21.5 km (13.36 mi)|
|Width||6.3 km (3.91 mi)|
|Highest elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|Territory||Union territory of Lakshadweep|
|Tehsils of India||Aminidivi|
|Subdivisions of India||Bitra|
|Pop. density||0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)|
|Ethnic groups||Malayali, Mahls|
|Avg. summer temperature||32.0 °C (89.6 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||28.0 °C (82.4 °F)|
Byramgore Reef, also known as Chereapani Reef (Malayalam: Cheriyapanniyam), is a coral atoll belonging to the Amindivi Subgroup of islands of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India. It has a distance of 1,940 km (1,210 mi) south of the city of Delhi.
Byramgore Reef is located 33 km south of Cherbaniani Reef and 41 km to the northwest of Bitrā Par, in the northwestern area of Lakshadweep at 11°54′N 71°49′E / 11.900°N 71.817°E. The whole northern part of the atoll is submerged. The total length of the atoll, including the submerged part, is 21.5 km, with a maximum width of 6.3 km. The lagoon area is 172.59 km2 (66.64 sq mi).
There are a few sandbanks on the reefs, but little land is above the surface at high tide. The atoll is visited by pelagic birds, including the lesser crested tern (Sterna bengalensis) and greater crested tern (Sterna bergii).
- Satellite picture showing the atolls of the Lakshadweep except for Minicoy
- Hydrographic Description (Indian Ocean Pilot)
- Lagoon sizes
- Byramgore Reef - Oceandots at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)
- List of Atolls
- An ornithological expedition to the Lakshadweep archipelago
- Sources towards a history of the Laccadive Islands