Biodiversity Saint Pierre and Miquelon (SPM)
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Species Families Species Families
Marine 13 9 No
Freshwater 1 1 No
Total 13 9 No
Geography and Climate Saint Pierre and Miquelon located in Northern North America, are islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, south of Newfoundland (Canada). Area comparatively 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC. Climate is cold and wet, with much mist and fog; spring and autumn are windy. Terrain of mostly barren rock. Elevation extreme has the lowest point in Atlantic Ocean 0 m and highest point in Morne de la Grande Montagne 240 m. Natural resources are fish, deepwater ports. Land use: arable land: 13%, forests and woodland: 4% and other: 83% (1993 est.). Natural hazards are persistent fog throughout the year can be a maritime hazard. Geography—note: vegetation scanty

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