Outline of Ascension Island


The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Ascension Island:

The location of Ascension Island
An enlargeable map of Ascension Island

Ascension Island island in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 966 miles (1,600 km) from the coast of Africa. It is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha; Saint Helena itself is 800 miles (1,287 km) to the south east.[1] The Island is named after the day of its recorded discovery, Ascension Day. It is located at 7.56° S, 14.25° W.

The island is the location of Wideawake Airfield, which is a joint facility of the Royal Air Force and the United States Air Force.

General reference


An enlargeable basic map of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena

Geography


Geography of Ascension Island

Environment

A satellite image of Ascension Island
Natural geographic features of Ascension Island
  • Fjords of Ascension Island
  • Glaciers of Ascension Island
  • Islands of Ascension Island
  • Lakes of Ascension Island
  • Mountains of Ascension Island
  • Rivers of Ascension Island
    • Waterfalls of Ascension Island
  • Valleys of Ascension Island
  • World Heritage Sites in Ascension Island: None

Regions

Regions of Ascension Island

Ecoregions

List of ecoregions in Ascension Island

Administrative divisions of Ascension Island

None.

Demography

Demographics of Ascension Island

Government and politics


Branches of government

Government of Ascension Island

Executive branch
Legislative branch
Judicial branch

Court system of Saint Helena

Foreign relations

Foreign relations of Ascension Island

  • Diplomatic missions in Ascension Island
  • Diplomatic missions of Ascension Island

Law and order

Law of Ascension Island

Military

Local government

Local government in Ascension Island

History


History of Ascension Island

  • Timeline of the history of Ascension Island
  • Current events of Ascension Island
  • Military history of Ascension Island

Culture


Culture of Ascension Island

Art in Ascension Island

  • Art in Ascension Island
  • Cinema of Ascension Island
  • Literature of Ascension Island
  • Music of Ascension Island
  • Television in Ascension Island
  • Theatre in Ascension Island

Sports in Ascension Island

Sports in Ascension Island

  • Football in Ascension Island
  • Ascension Island at the Olympics

Economy and infrastructure of Ascension Island


Economy of Ascension Island

Education in Ascension Island


Education in Ascension Island

See also


Ascension Island

References