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    Clipperton Island Geography - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/clipperton_island/clipperton_island_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      Middle America, atoll in the North Pacific Ocean, 1,120 km southwest of Mexico

      Geographic coordinates:
      10 17 N, 109 13 W

      Map references:
      Political Map of the World

      Area:
      total: 6 sq km
      land: 6 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about 12 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      11.1 km

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

      Climate:
      tropical; humid, average temperature 20-32 degrees C, wet season (May to October)

      Terrain:
      coral atoll

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
      highest point: Rocher Clipperton 29 m

      Natural resources:
      fish

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

      Irrigated land:
      0 sq km

      Natural hazards:
      NA

      Environment - current issues:
      NA

      Geography - note:
      reef 12 km in circumference


      NOTE: The information regarding Clipperton 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 Clipperton Island Geography 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Clipperton Island Geography 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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