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Kingman Reef Geography 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Kingman Reef Geography 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on September 13, 2016

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

Geographic coordinates:
6 24 N, 162 22 W

Map references:
Oceania

Area:
total: 1 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 1 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: 0 sq km
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 256

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

Land boundaries:
0 km
[see also: Land boundaries country ranks ]

Coastline:
3 km
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

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

Climate:
tropical; moderated by prevailing winds

Terrain:
low and nearly level

Natural resources:
terrestrial and aquatic wildlife

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 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kingman Reef Geography 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kingman Reef Geography 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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