Amsterdam Island

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Island Details

  • Status: Part of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, an overseas department of France, claimed 1955, including Saint Paul Island and Crozet and Kerguelen Islands.
  • Capital City: NA
  • Climate: Sub Antarctic, with year round cold and windy conditions
  • Coordinates: 37º 50' south, 77º 30' east
  • General Information: A volcanic island, now extinct
  • Location Description: Approximately 2,600 miles southwest of Perth, Australia
  • Terrain: Rugged
  • Languages: NA
  • Official Currency: NA
  • Population: Officially none, as it's used only as a research station
  • Land Area: 61 sq km (23.5 sq miles)

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