Saint Martin: Geography#

LocationCaribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; French part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Saint Martin lies east of the US Virgin Islands
Geographic Coordinates18 05 N, 63 57 W 18.083334,-63.95
Land boundariestotal: 16 km
border countries: Sint Maarten 16 km
Coastline58.9 km (for entire island)
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Caribbean Ocean 0 m
highest point: Pic du Paradis 424 m
Highest Mountains
Natural Hazardssubject to hurricanes from July to November
Natural Resourcesalt
Land UseNA
Climatetemperature averages 80-85 degrees all year long; low humidity, gentle trade winds, brief, intense rain showers; hurricane season stretches from July to November
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment_CurrentIssuesfreshwater supply is dependent on desalinization of sea water
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-notethe island of Saint Martin is the smallest landmass in the world shared by two independent states, the French territory of Saint Martin and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten