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    Bermuda Geography - 2003
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb2003/bermuda/bermuda_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location: North America, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of North Carolina (US)


      Geographic coordinates: 32 20 N, 64 45 W


      Map references: North America


      Area: total: 53.3 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 53.3 sq km


      Area - comparative: about one-third the size of Washington, DC


      Land boundaries: 0 km


      Coastline: 103 km


      Maritime claims: exclusive fishing zone: 200 NM
      territorial sea: 12 NM


      Climate: subtropical; mild, humid; gales, strong winds common in winter


      Terrain: low hills separated by fertile depressions


      Elevation extremes: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
      highest point: Town Hill 76 m


      Natural resources: limestone, pleasant climate fostering tourism


      Land use: arable land: 6%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 94% (55% developed, 45% rural/open space) (1998 est.)


      Irrigated land: NA sq km


      Natural hazards: hurricanes (June to November)


      Environment - current issues: asbestos disposal; water pollution; preservation of open space; sustainable development


      Geography - note: consists of about 138 coral islands and islets with ample rainfall, but no rivers or freshwater lakes; some land was leased by US Government from 1941 to 1995


      NOTE: The information regarding Bermuda on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bermuda Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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