Bassas da India Introduction - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
This atoll is a volcanic rock surrounded by reefs and is awash at high tide. A French possession since 1897, it was placed under the administration of a commissioner residing in Reunion in 1968.
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