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    Bouvet Island Geography - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/bouvet_island/bouvet_island_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      island in the South Atlantic Ocean, southwest of the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)

      Geographic coordinates:
      54 26 S, 3 24 E

      Map references:
      Antarctic Region

      Area:
      total: 58.5 sq km
      land: 58.5 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      29.6 km

      Maritime claims:
      territorial sea: 4 nm

      Climate:
      antarctic

      Terrain:
      volcanic; coast is mostly inaccessible

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: South Atlantic Ocean 0 m
      highest point: Olav Peak 935 m

      Natural resources:
      none

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (93% ice) (2001)

      Irrigated land:
      0 sq km (1998 est.)

      Natural hazards:
      NA

      Environment - current issues:
      NA

      Geography - note:
      covered by glacial ice; declared a nature reserve


      NOTE: The information regarding Bouvet Island on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bouvet Island Geography 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bouvet Island Geography 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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