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    Coral Sea Islands Geography - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/coral_sea_islands/coral_sea_islands_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location: Oceania, islands in the Coral Sea, northeast of Australia


      Geographic coordinates: 18 00 S, 152 00 E


      Map references: Oceania


      Area: total: less than 3 sq km
      note: includes numerous small islands and reefs scattered over a sea area of about 780,000 sq km, with the Willis Islets the most important
      water: 0 sq km
      land: less than 3 sq km


      Area - comparative: NA


      Land boundaries: 0 km


      Coastline: 3,095 km


      Maritime claims: exclusive fishing zone: 200 NM
      territorial sea: 3 NM


      Climate: tropical


      Terrain: sand and coral reefs and islands (or cays)


      Elevation extremes: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location on Cato Island 6 m


      Natural resources: NEGL


      Land use: arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (mostly grass or scrub cover) (1998 est.)


      Irrigated land: 0 sq km (1998 est.)


      Natural hazards: occasional tropical cyclones


      Environment - current issues: no permanent fresh water resources


      Geography - note: important nesting area for birds and turtles


      NOTE: The information regarding Coral Sea Islands 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 Coral Sea Islands Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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