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Posted by tleemay on April 27, 2007 at 18:36:53:

In Reply to: Where is it? nt posted by stephen clark on April 27, 2007 at 17:46:16:

Also rom Wikipedia;

"It lies about 945 km (600 mi) from Socorro island in the Revillagigedo archipelago, Mexico, the nearest land. The ring-shaped island has completely enclosed its lagoon for approximately a century and is 12 km in circumference. The lagoon has some deep basins (-43m, - 22m) and one deep spot ("Trou-Sans-Fond", meaning bottomless hole) with acidic water (sulphuric acid) at the bottom and is stagnant. The lagoon is devoid of fish. Clipperton Rock, at 29 m, is the highest point. It is a volcanic outcrop located in the southeast.

The island has a tropical oceanic climate, with average temperatures of 20–32°C (68–90°F). The rainy season occurs May–October, and the island is subject to tropical storms. Surrounding ocean waters are warm, pushed by equatorial and counter-equatorial currents."



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