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    Navassa Island Geography - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/navassa_island/navassa_island_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, 35 miles west of Tiburon Peninsula of Haiti

      Geographic coordinates:
      18 25 N, 75 02 W

      Map references:
      Central America and the Caribbean

      Area:
      total: 5.4 sq km
      land: 5.4 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about nine times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      8 km

      Maritime claims:
      territorial sea: 12 nm
      exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

      Climate:
      marine, tropical

      Terrain:
      raised coral and limestone plateau, flat to undulating; ringed by vertical white cliffs (9 to 15 m high)

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location on southwest side 77 m

      Natural resources:
      guano

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (2001)

      Irrigated land:
      0 sq km (1998 est.)

      Natural hazards:
      NA

      Environment - current issues:
      NA

      Geography - note:
      strategic location 160 km south of the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; mostly exposed rock but with enough grassland to support goat herds; dense stands of fig-like trees, scattered cactus


      NOTE: The information regarding Navassa Island on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Navassa Island Geography 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Navassa Island Geography 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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