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Palmyra Atoll Geography 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Palmyra Atoll Geography 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on September 13, 2016

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

Geographic coordinates:
5 52 N, 162 04 W

Map references:
Oceania

Area:
total: 11.9 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 11.9 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: 0 sq km
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 243

Area - comparative:
about 20 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

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

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

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

Climate:
equatorial, hot, and very rainy

Terrain:
very low

Natural resources:
terrestrial and aquatic wildlife

Natural hazards:
NA

Environment - current issues:
NA

Geography - note:
about 50 islets covered with dense vegetation, coconut trees, and balsa-like trees up to 30 meters tall

NOTE: The information regarding Palmyra Atoll 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 Palmyra Atoll Geography 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Palmyra Atoll Geography 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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