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Anguilla: Geography#

LocationCaribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico
Geographic Coordinates18 15 N, 63 10 W 18.25,-63.166668
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline61 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
highest point: Crocus Hill 65 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainflat and low-lying island of coral and limestone
Natural Hazardsfrequent hurricanes and other tropical storms (July to October)
Natural Resourcesalt, fish, lobster
Land Usearable land: 0%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 100% (mostly rock with sparse scrub oak, few trees, some commercial salt ponds) (2011)
Climatetropical; moderated by northeast trade winds
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment_CurrentIssuessupplies of potable water sometimes cannot meet increasing demand largely because of poor distribution system
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-notethe most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles