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    Juan de Nova Island Geography - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/juan_de_nova_island/juan_de_nova_island_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      Southern Africa, island in the Mozambique Channel, about one-third of the way between Madagascar and Mozambique

      Geographic coordinates:
      17 03 S, 42 45 E

      Map references:
      Africa

      Area:
      total: 4.4 sq km
      land: 4.4 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

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

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      24.1 km

      Maritime claims:
      territorial sea: 12 nm
      exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
      continental shelf: 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

      Climate:
      tropical

      Terrain:
      low and flat

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location 10 m

      Natural resources:
      guano deposits and other fertilizers

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (90% forest) (2005)

      Irrigated land:
      0 sq km

      Natural hazards:
      periodic cyclones

      Environment - current issues:
      NA

      Geography - note:
      wildlife sanctuary


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

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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