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    Montserrat Geography - 1991

      Total area: 100 km2
      land area: 100 km2

      Comparative area: about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 40 km

      Maritime claims:
      Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
      Territorial sea: 3 nm

      Climate: tropical; little daily or seasonal temperature variation

      Terrain: volcanic islands, mostly mountainous, with small coastal lowland

      Natural resources: negligible

      Land use: arable land 20%; permanent crops 0%; meadows and pastures 10%; forest and woodland 40%; other 30%

      Environment: subject to severe hurricanes from June to November

      Note: located 400 km southeast of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea

      NOTE: The information regarding Montserrat 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 Montserrat Geography 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Montserrat Geography 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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