Geography of Pitcairn Island

Geography of Pitcairn Island

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Pitcairn Island is considered to be a large nation because of its total area. Its total land area is 47 km² (approx. 18 mi²). Continental shelf of Pitcairn Island is approximately 0 km² (around 0 mi²). Pitcairn Island is located in Oceania. Oceania is a region that comprises many of the islands found in the tropical Pacific Ocean. It is sometimes referred to as Oceanica. Countries in Oceania include, but are not limited to, New Zealand and The Solomon Islands. Pitcairn Island is not a landlocked country. It means that is is bordered by at least one major body of water. The average elevation range of Pitcairn Island is 174 m (568 ft).

Neighbors
Total length of land borders of Pitcairn Island is 0 kilometers (~0 miles). Pitcairn Island has no land borders, meaning that it also has no neighbouring countries in the traditional sense of the word.

Cities
The capital city of Pitcairn Island is Adamstown.

Elevation
The average elevation range of Pitcairn Island is 174 m (568 ft). The highest point of Pitcairn Island is Pawala Valley Ridge, with its official height being 347 m (1,139 ft). The lowest point of Pitcairn Island is Pacific Ocean. The elevation difference between the highest (Pawala Valley Ridge) and lowest (Pacific Ocean) points of Pitcairn Island is 347 m (2 ft).

Area
The total land area of Pitcairn Island is 47 km² (approx. 18 mi²). and the total exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is 0 km² (~0 mi²). The continental shelf of Pitcairn Island is approximately 0 km² (around 0 mi²). Including land mass and EEZ, the total area of Pitcairn Island is approximately 47 km² (~18 mi²). Pitcairn Island is considered to be a large nation because of its total area.


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