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    Man, Isle of Geography 1997

      Location Western Europe, island in the Irish Sea, between Great Britain and Ireland

      Geographic coordinates 54 15 N, 4 30 W

      Map references Europe

      total : 588 sq km
      land: 588 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative slightly more than three times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries 0 km

      Coastline 113 km

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

      Climate cool summers and mild winters; humid; overcast about half the time

      Terrain hills in north and south bisected by central valley

      Elevation extremes
      lowest point : Irish Sea 0 m
      highest point: Snaefell 620 m

      Natural resources lead, iron ore

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

      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 one small islet, the Calf of Man, lies to the southwest, and is a birdsanctuary

      NOTE: The information regarding Man, Isle of 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 Man, Isle of Geography 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Man, Isle of Geography 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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