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Islands of Panama

Coiba   - including Jicaron    [1831]
   Group:
   Country: Panama   Region: Chiriqui Gulf
Lat: 7.45º N   Long : 81.77º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: > 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 25 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 25 km    Isolation Index: 15
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 28%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 2116 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 18/03/89

San Miguel   - including San Jose, Pedro Gonzales    [1830]
   Group: Archipelago: Las Perlas Archipelago
   Country: Panama   Region: Gulf of Panama
Lat: 8.34º N   Long : 78.95º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 40 km   group: 40 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 40 km    Isolation Index: 19
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   tropical 
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 28%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 2116 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 18/03/89

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