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    Kingman Reef Geography 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location: Oceania, reef in the North Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to American Samoa

      Geographic coordinates: 6 24 N, 162 24 W

      Map references: Oceania

      Area:
      total: 1 sq km
      land: 1 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative: about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: 0 km

      Coastline: 3 km

      Maritime claims:
      exclusive economic zone: 200 NM
      territorial sea: 12 NM

      Climate: tropical, but moderated by prevailing winds

      Terrain: low and nearly level

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location 1 m

      Natural resources: terrestrial and aquatic wildlife

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      permanent pastures: 0%
      forests and woodland: 0%
      other: 100%

      Irrigated land: 0 sq km (1996)

      Natural hazards: wet or awash most of the time, maximum elevation of about 1 meter makes Kingman Reef a maritime hazard

      Environment - current issues: none

      Geography - note: barren coral atoll with deep interior lagoon; closed to the public

      NOTE: The information regarding Kingman Reef on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kingman Reef Geography 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kingman Reef Geography 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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