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Navassa Island: Geography#

LocationCaribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, 35 miles west of Tiburon Peninsula of Haiti
Geographic Coordinates18 25 N, 75 02 W 18.416666,-75.03333
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline8 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
highest point: unnamed elevation on southwest side 77 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainraised coral and limestone plateau, flat to undulating; ringed by vertical white cliffs (9 to 15 m high)
Natural Hazardshurricanes
Natural Resourceguano
Land Usearable land: 0%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 100% (2011)
Climatemarine, tropical
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-notestrategic location 160 km south of the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; mostly exposed rock with numerous solution holes (limestone sinkholes) but with enough grassland to support goat herds; dense stands of fig trees, scattered cactus