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    Clipperton Island Geography - 2003

      Location: Middle America, atoll in the North Pacific Ocean, 1,120 km southwest of Mexico

      Geographic coordinates: 10 17 N, 109 13 W

      Map references: Political Map of the World

      Area: total: 6 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 6 sq km

      Area - comparative: about 12 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: 0 km

      Coastline: 11.1 km

      Maritime claims: exclusive economic zone: 200 NM
      territorial sea: 12 NM

      Climate: tropical; humid, average temperature 20-32 degrees C, rains May-October

      Terrain: coral atoll

      Elevation extremes: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
      highest point: Rocher Clipperton 29 m

      Natural resources: fish

      Land use: arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (all coral) (1998 est.)

      Irrigated land: 0 sq km (1998 est.)

      Natural hazards: NA

      Environment - current issues: NA

      Geography - note: reef 12 km in circumference

      NOTE: The information regarding Clipperton Island on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Clipperton Island Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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