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    Norfolk Island Geography - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/norfolk_island/norfolk_island_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia

      Geographic coordinates:
      29 02 S, 167 57 E

      Map references:
      Oceania

      Area:
      total: 34.6 sq km
      land: 34.6 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      32 km

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

      Climate:
      subtropical; mild, little seasonal temperature variation

      Terrain:
      volcanic formation with mostly rolling plains

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
      highest point: Mount Bates 319 m

      Natural resources:
      fish

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (2005)

      Irrigated land:
      NA

      Natural hazards:
      typhoons (especially May to July)

      Environment - current issues:
      NA

      Geography - note:
      most of the 32 km coastline consists of almost inaccessible cliffs, but the land slopes down to the sea in one small southern area on Sydney Bay, where the capital of Kingston is situated


      NOTE: The information regarding Norfolk Island on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Norfolk Island Geography 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Norfolk Island Geography 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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