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    Kingman Reef Geography - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/kingman_reef/kingman_reef_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location: Oceania, reef in the North Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and American Samoa


      Geographic coordinates: 6 24 N, 162 24 W


      Map references: Oceania


      Area: total: 1 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 1 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%
      other: 100% (1998 est.)


      Irrigated land: 0 sq km (1998 est.)


      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 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kingman Reef Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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