Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Geography#

LocationNorthern North America, islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, south of Newfoundland (Canada)
Geographic Coordinates46 50 N, 56 20 W 46.833332,-56.333332
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline120 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Morne de la Grande Montagne 240 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainmostly barren rock
Natural Hazardspersistent fog throughout the year can be a maritime hazard
Natural Resourcefish, deepwater ports
Land Usearable land: 8.7%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 91.3% (2011)
Climatecold and wet, with considerable mist and fog; spring and autumn are often windy
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment_CurrentIssuesrecent test drilling for oil in waters around Saint Pierre and Miquelon may bring future development that would impact the environment
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-notevegetation scanty