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Ross Island

Ross Island Is A Beautiful Place In Andaman. We Provided Best Offers On Ross Island Holiday Tour Packages By Local Travel Agent In Ross Island.. Encompassing In Its Realm 160 Years Of History Ross Is A Tiny Island, Situated At The Entrance Of Port Blair Harbour. Lt. Archibald Blair Surveyed The Island In March 1789, Established A Colony And Named It After The Marine Surveyor Sir Daniel Ross. Later The Colony Was Abandoned. The British Transported Indian Freedom Fighters To Andamans In The Aftermath Of The First War Of Independence Of 1857. The First Batch Of 200 Revolutionaries Arrived In March 1858. A Number Of Them Were Sent To Ross. Gradually Various Govt. Functionaries And Their Residences Including That Of Chief Commissioner Known As Govt. House Came Up. The Island Became The Citadel To Rule The Penal Settlement Of Andamans. During The Severe Earthquake Of 26th June 1941, Much Damage Was Caused To The Buildings. Subsequently The Japanese Occupational Forces In World War Ii Demolished A Number Of Buildings On The Island. On 18th April 1979, The Island Was Transferred To The Defence Ministry. The Island Has Become A Hot Tourist Spot Today To View The Ruins, And Savour The Glory Of The Bygone Days. Recently, The Tourism Department Has Commissioned A State Of The Art Light And Sound Show Which Is One Of The Best In The Country. To Keep Alive The Vibes Of The Past Navy Has Setup A Museum Smritika - The Ross Memorial.