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    Bassas da India Geography - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Total area: undetermined

      Comparative area: undetermined

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 35.2 km

      Maritime claims:

      Contiguous zone: 12 nm;

      Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation;

      Extended economic zone: 200 nm;

      Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Disputes: claimed by Madagascar

      Climate: tropical

      Terrain: a volcanic rock 2.4 m high

      Natural resources: none

      Land use: 0% arable land; 0% permanent crops; 0% meadows and pastures; 0% forest and woodland; 100% other (rock)

      Environment: surrounded by reefs; subject to periodic cyclones

      Note: navigational hazard since it is usually under water during high tide; located in southern Mozambique Channel about halfway between Africa and Madagascar

      NOTE: The information regarding Bassas da India on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bassas da India Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bassas da India Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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