Geography of Pitcairn Islands – The Ultimate Free Guide 2021

  • The Pitcairn Islands officially the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Island also known as the British Polynesia, is a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the sole British Overseas Territory in the Pacific Ocean. The four islands — Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno — are scattered across several hundred kilometres of ocean and have a combined land area of about 18 square miles.
  • Pitcairn is the least populous national jurisdiction in the world.
  • The Pitcairn Islanders are a biracial ethnic group descended mostly from nine Bounty mutineers and a handful of Tahitian captives – as is still apparent from the surnames of many of the islanders.

Pitcairn Islands Geography


Pitcairn Islands Geography
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Region:

Oceania

Area:

47 km2

Capital:

Adamstown

Population:

47

Ethnic Groups:

Pitcairn Islanders

Water:

0%

Geographical Coordinates:

25°04′S 130°06′W

Sovereign state:

United Kingdom

Geographical Low Point:

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Geographical High Point:

Pawala Valley Ridge 347 m

Climate:

Tropical, hot, humid; modified by southeast trade winds; rainy season.

Major cities:

  • Adams Town
  • Adamstaun
  • Adamstaunas
  • Adamstaŭno
  • Adamstown
  • Άνταμσταουν
  • Адамстаун

Major Land forms:

  • The Pitcairn Islands consist of four islands: Pitcairn Island, Henderson Island, and two coral atolls, Oeno Island and Ducie Island.

Natural Resources:

Miro trees and fish.

Major Geographical Features:

Oceans:

Pacific Ocean

Islands:

  • Pitcairn,
  • Henderson,
  • Ducie, and
  • Oeno

Mountain Ranges:

There are no Mountains in Pitcairn Islands

See Also:

World Map

References:

Wikipedia

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