Saint Barthelemy: Geography#

LocationCaribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean; located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; Saint Barthelemy lies east of the US Virgin Islands
Geographic Coordinates17 90 N, 62 85 W 18.5,-63.416668
Land boundaries0 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Caribbean Ocean 0 m
highest point: Morne du Vitet 286 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainhilly, almost completely surrounded by shallow-water reefs, with plentiful beaches
Natural HazardsNA
Natural Resourcehas few natural resources, its beaches being the most important
Land UseNA
Climatetropical, with practically no variation in temperature; has two seasons (dry and humid)
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment_CurrentIssueswith no natural rivers or streams, fresh water is in short supply, especially in summer, and provided by desalinization of sea water, collection of rain water, or imported via water tanker
Environment - international agreementsNA
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