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    Guernsey Geography 1997

      Location Western Europe, islands in the English Channel, northwest of France

      Geographic coordinates 49 28 N, 2 35 W

      Map references Europe

      total: 194 sq km
      land: 194 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      note: includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands

      Area - comparative slightly larger than Washington, DC

      Land boundaries 0 km

      Coastline 50 km

      Maritime claims
      exclusive fishing zone : 12 nm
      territorial sea: 3 nm

      Climate temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days areovercast

      Terrain mostly level with low hills in southwest

      Elevation extremes
      lowest point : Atlantic Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location on Sark 114 m

      Natural resources cropland

      Land use
      arable land : NA%
      permanent crops: NA%
      permanent pastures : NA%
      forests and woodland: NA%
      other: NA%

      Irrigated land NA sq km

      Natural hazards NA

      Environment - current issues NA

      Environment - international agreements
      party to: NA
      signed, but not ratified: NA

      Geography - note large, deepwater harbor at Saint Peter Port

      NOTE: The information regarding Guernsey on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guernsey Geography 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guernsey Geography 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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