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    Guernsey Geography - 1989

      Total area: 194 km2
      land area: 194 km2
      includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands

      Comparative area: slightly larger than Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 50 km

      Maritime claims: @m5Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation
      @m5Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
      @m5Territorial sea: 3 nm

      Climate: temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast

      Terrain: mostly level with low hills in southwest

      Natural resources: cropland

      Land use: NA% arable land; NA% permanent crops; NA% meadows and pastures; NA% forest and woodland; NA% other; about 50% cultivated

      Environment: large, deepwater harbor at St. Peter Port

      Note: 52 km west of France

      NOTE: The information regarding Guernsey on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guernsey Geography 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guernsey Geography 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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