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Extractions: ITT Technical Institute Technology programs at more than 85 campus locations. Programs at ITT Technical Institute offer a variety of degree options, from Associate to Masters degrees. Christmas Island Geography : A summary of information about Christmas Island Geography, from government research data as well as independent research and other sources. You are here: All Countries Christmas Island Location Southeastern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of Indonesia Geographic coordinates 10 30 S, 105 40 E Map references Southeast Asia Area total: 135 sq km land: 135 sq km water: sq km Area - comparative about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC Land boundaries km Coastline 138.9 km Maritime claims contiguous zone: 12 nm exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm territorial sea: 3 nm Climate tropical; heat and humidity moderated by trade winds Terrain steep cliffs along coast rise abruptly to central plateau Elevation extremes lowest point: Indian Ocean m highest point: Murray Hill 361 m Natural resources phosphate Land use arable land: NA% permanent crops: NA% permanent pastures: NA% forests and woodland: NA% other: NA% note: mainly tropical rainforest of which 60%-70% is in a national park Irrigated land NA sq km Natural hazards the narrow fringing reef surrounding the island can be a maritime hazard Environment - current issues NA Geography - note located along major sea lanes of Indian Ocean Locations: