Coral Sea Islands: Geography#

LocationOceania, islands in the Coral Sea, northeast of Australia
Geographic Coordinates18 00 S, 152 00 E -18.0,152.0
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline3,095 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: unnamed location on Cato Island 6 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainsand and coral reefs and islands (or cays)
Natural Hazardsoccasional tropical cyclones
Natural ResourceNEGL
Land Usearable land: 0%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 100% (mostly grass or scrub cover) (2011)
Irrigated Land0 sq km (2011)
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment_CurrentIssuesno permanent freshwater resources
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-noteimportant nesting area for birds and turtles