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    Tromelin Island Geography - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/tromelin_island/tromelin_island_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar

      Geographic coordinates:
      15 52 S, 54 25 E

      Map references:
      Africa

      Area:
      total: 1 sq km
      land: 1 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      3.7 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, flat, and sandy; likely volcanic

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location 7 m

      Natural resources:
      fish

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (grasses; scattered bushes) (2005)

      Irrigated land:
      0 sq km

      Natural hazards:
      NA

      Environment - current issues:
      NA

      Geography - note:
      climatologically important location for forecasting cyclones; wildlife sanctuary (seabirds, tortoises)


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

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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