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Bouvet Island Geography 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/bouvet_island/bouvet_island_geography.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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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: 49 sq km
land: 49 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) (2005)

Irrigated land:
0 sq km

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 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bouvet Island Geography 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bouvet Island Geography 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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