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Islands of Haiti

Gonave, Ile de la     [1992]
Group: Hispaniola, Archipelago: Greater Antilles
Country: Haiti: Atlantic
Lat: 18.82º NLong: 73.04º W Region: Caribbean Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Hispaniola     [596]
   Group: Archipelago: Greater Antilles
   Country: Haiti/Dominican Republic   Region: Caribbean Sea
Lat: 19.00º N   Long : 71.00º W
Area: 73929.0 sq. km   Altitude: 3175 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 2336.9 km (scale 1:4500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0316
Depth to nearest land: 1000 m
Nearest island: 80 km   group: 110 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 575 km    Isolation Index: 43
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: cyclones
   Threat Indicator: 1
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 10868780 (1982)   Density: 147.0 persons/sq. km
  Growth Rate: 1.9%/yr   Increasing slowly
  Habitat:   Urban Pop: 3200000  Urban Indicator: 3
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 60%   Human Threat Indicator: 2
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 620 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 9
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 1   Low
CI-Marine: 1   Low
Last updated: 30/01/89

Tortue (Ile de la Tortue)    [595]
Group: Archipelago: Greater Antilles
Country: Haiti: Atlantic
Lat: 20.04º NLong: 72.75º W Region: Caribbean Sea
Area: 187.8 sq. km   Altitude: 459 m   Shoreline: 79.5 km (scale 1:1000000)
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