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    Tokelau Geography - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/tokelau/tokelau_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      Oceania, group of three atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand

      Geographic coordinates:
      9 00 S, 172 00 W

      Map references:
      Oceania

      Area:
      total: 10 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 10 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about 17 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      101 km

      Maritime claims - as described in UNCLOS 1982 (see Notes and Definitions):
      territorial sea: 12 NM
      exclusive economic zone: 200 NM

      Climate:
      tropical; moderated by trade winds (April to November)

      Terrain:
      low-lying coral atolls enclosing large lagoons

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location 5 m

      Natural resources:
      NEGL

      Land use:
      arable land: 0% (soil is thin and infertile)
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (1998 est.)

      Irrigated land:
      NA sq km

      Natural hazards:
      lies in Pacific typhoon belt

      Environment - current issues:
      very limited natural resources and overcrowding are contributing to emigration to New Zealand

      Geography - note:
      consists of three atolls, each with a lagoon surrounded by a number of reef-bound islets of varying length and rising to over three meters above sea level


      NOTE: The information regarding Tokelau on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Tokelau Geography 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tokelau Geography 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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