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French Southern and Antarctic Lands

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Transport Stats

Definitions

  • Airports: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
  • Ports and harbors: The major ports and harbors selected on the basis of overall importance to each country. This is determined by evaluating a number of factors (e.g., dollar value of goods handled, gross tonnage, facilities, and military significance).
  • Ports and terminals: This entry lists major ports and terminals primarily on the basis of the amount of cargo tonnage shipped through the facilities on an annual basis. In some instances, the number of containers handled or ship visits were also considered.
  • Transportation > Note: This entry includes miscellaneous transportation information of significance not included elsewhere.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 4 2013 184th out of 235
Ports and harbors none; offshore anchorage only 2005
Ports and terminals none; offshore anchorage only 2013
Transportation > Note aids to navigation - lighthouses: Europa Island 18 m; Juan de Nova Island (W side) 37 m; Tromelin Island (NW point) 11 m (all in the Iles Eparses district) 2012

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

Citation

"French Southern and Antarctic Lands Transport Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/French-Southern-and-Antarctic-Lands/Transport

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Merchant marine 8

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