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Clipperton Island Geography 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Clipperton Island Geography 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


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
land: 6 sq km
water: 0 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:
territorial sea: 12 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

Climate:
tropical; humid, average temperature 20-32 degrees C, wet season (May to 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) (2005)

Irrigated land:
0 sq km

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 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Clipperton Island Geography 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Clipperton Island Geography 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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