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    Norfolk Island Geography - 1991

      Total area: 34.6 km2
      land area: 34.6 km2

      Comparative area: about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 32 km

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

      Climate: subtropical, mild, little seasonal temperature variation

      Terrain: volcanic formation with mostly rolling plains

      Natural resources: fish

      Land use: arable land 0%; permanent crops 0%; meadows and pastures 25%; forest and woodland 0%; other 75%

      Environment: subject to typhoons (especially May to July)

      Note: located 1,575 km east of Australia in the South Pacific Ocean

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

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