Île Amsterdam

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Amsterdam Island
(New Amsterdam)

Île Amsterdam
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Orthographic projection centred ower Île Amsterdam.
Orthographic projection centred ower Île Amsterdam.
Île Amsterdam
Nickname: Nouvelle Amsterdam
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Cairt o Île Amsterdam.
Île Amsterdam is locatit in Indian Ocean
Île Amsterdam
Île Amsterdam
Geografie
Coordinates 37°49′33″S 77°33′17″E / 37.82583°S 77.55472°E / -37.82583; 77.55472
Aurie 55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Lenth 10 km (6 mi)
Weenth 7 km (4.3 mi)
Heichest elevation 867 m (2,844 ft)
Heichest point Mont de la Dives
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Demografics
Population 25

Île Amsterdam (French pronunciation: ​[ilamstɛʁˈdam], an aa kent as Amsterdam Island, New Amsterdam, or Nouvelle Amsterdam, is an island named efter the ship Nieuw Amsterdam, in turn named efter the Dutch settlement o New Amsterdam that later acame New York Ceety in the Unitit States. It lies in the soothren Indian Ocean. It is pairt o the French Soothren an Antairctic Launds an, thegither wi neighbourin Île Saint-Paul 85 km (53 mi) tae the sooth, forms ane o the five destricts o the territory. The Martin-de-Viviès resairch station, first cried Camp Heurtin an then La Roche Godon, is the anly settlement on the island an is hame tae aboot thirty non-permanent indwallers involved in biological, meteorological an geomagnetic studies.

Coordinates: 37°49′33″S 77°33′17″E / 37.82583°S 77.55472°E / -37.82583; 77.55472