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About Ascencion Island

    Where is Ascencion Island?

    Flag of Ascencion Island Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, about midway between South America and Africa; Ascension Island lies 1,300 km (800 mi) northwest of Saint Helena; Tristan da Cunha lies 4,300 km (2,700 mi) southwest of Saint Helena

    Coordinates: 0° South, 0° West
    Map of Ascencion Island

    What is the Ascencion Island weather like?

    Saint Helena: tropical marine; mild, tempered by trade winds

    Ascension Island: tropical marine; mild, semi-arid

    Tristan da Cunha: temperate marine; mild, tempered by trade winds (tends to be cooler than Saint Helena)