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Navassa Island
l'île de la Navasse
Island
PartsLulu Town
LocationCaribbean Sea
 - coordinates18°24′10″N75°0′45″W / 18.40278°N 75.01250°W / 18.40278; -75.01250Coordinates: 18°24′10″N75°0′45″W / 18.40278°N 75.01250°W / 18.40278; -75.01250
Length4.7 km (3 mi)
Width2.1 km (1 mi)
Area5.4 km2 (2 sq mi)
PopulationUninhabited
AnimalWildlife preserve
MaterialCoral, limestone
Easiest accessOffshore anchorage only; steep cliffs make boat landing impossible
Discovered byChristopher Columbus
 - date1504
FIPSbq
A map of Navassa Island.
Claimed by Haiti and United States

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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