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    Bouvet Island Geography - 1991

      Total area: 58 km2
      land area: 58 km2

      Comparative area: about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 29.6 km

      Maritime claims:
      Territorial sea: 4 nm

      Climate: antarctic

      Terrain: volcanic; maximum elevation about 800 meters; coast is mostly inacessible

      Natural resources: none

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

      Environment: covered by glacial ice

      Note: located in the South Atlantic Ocean 2,575 km south-southwest of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

      NOTE: The information regarding Bouvet Island on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bouvet Island Geography 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bouvet Island Geography 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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