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The uninhabited very small island of Burhou is part of (the island group) Channel Islands and is located in the country of Guernsey-Jersey-Man, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 21.5 km. The nearest (main) land is France and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 0.13 km2 and is therefore 0 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the English Channel and the total coastal length is about 3.4 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 0.80 km by 0.30 km (maximum width). The island is West-southwest - East-northeast oriented. The highest point is only 9 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 49.73 (49°43'48.3672), -2.25 (-2°15'13.3704).


Direct neighboring islands of Burhou are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Jersey Located 4 km EastSouthEast of the island.
2) Herm Located 33.7 km SouthWest of the island.
3) Sark Located 34.3 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
4) Jethou Located 34.6 km SouthSouthWest of the island.

There are also (seasonal) ferry connections for pedestrians (-cyclists) with other (neighboring) island(s).



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