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Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico

Geographic coordinates: 18 15 N, 63 10 W

Map references: Central America and the Caribbean?


Area - comparative: about half the size of Washington DC

Land boundaries: 0 km

Coastline: 61 km

Maritime claims:

Climate: tropical? moderated by northeast [trade winds]?

Terrain: flat and low-lying island of coral? and limestone

Elevation extremes:

Natural resources: salt, fish, lobster?

Land use:

Irrigated land: NA sq km

Natural hazards: frequent hurricanes and other tropical storms (July to October)

Environment - current issues: supplies of potable water sometimes cannot meet increasing demand largely because of poor distribution system.

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Last edited July 29, 2001 7:38 am by Koyaanis Qatsi (diff)