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Coco, Isla del (Cocos)    [1676]
   Group:
   Country: Costa Rica - Isla del Coco
Lat: 5.55º N   Long : 87.00º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 1000 m
Nearest island: 500 km   group: 500 km
Nearest continent: North America    Distance: 500 km    Isolation Index: 67
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 4
ECOSYSTEMS:           
SPECIES NUMBERS: Total Endemic Threatened (EVRI)
Plants  0 0 0
Butterflies 0 0 0
Land snails 0 0 0
Rept/Amphib 2 2 0
Land birds 0 0 0
Mammals 0 0 0

ENDEMISM: Terrestrial:   Terrestrial Endemism Indicator - Island: 1  Group: 1
  Marine endemic species: 0   Marine Endemism Indicator - Island: 0  Group: 0
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 32.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 6   Moderate
CI-Marine: 4   Low
Last updated: 21/10/90

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