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    Guernsey Geography - 2003
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb2003/guernsey/guernsey_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location: Western Europe, islands in the English Channel, northwest of France


      Geographic coordinates: 49 28 N, 2 35 W


      Map references: Europe


      Area: total: 78 sq km
      note: includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 78 sq km


      Area - comparative: slightly larger than Washington, DC


      Land boundaries: 0 km


      Coastline: 50 km


      Maritime claims: exclusive fishing zone: 12 NM
      territorial sea: 3 NM


      Climate: temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast


      Terrain: mostly level with low hills in southwest


      Elevation extremes: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location on Sark 114 m


      Natural resources: cropland


      Land use: arable land: NA%
      permanent crops: NA%
      other: NA%


      Irrigated land: NA sq km


      Natural hazards: NA


      Environment - current issues: NA


      Geography - note: large, deepwater harbor at Saint Peter Port


      NOTE: The information regarding Guernsey 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 Guernsey Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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