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Kingman Reef

Kingman Reef
Kingman Reef
CIA World Factbook

Location: Oceania, reef in the North Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to American Samoa.
Government: Unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Washington, DC by the US Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior. Barren coral atoll with deep interior lagoon. It is awash the majority of the time, so it is not usable. The maximum elevation of about 1 meter makes Kingman Reef a maritime hazard. A United States possession since 1922, Kingman Reef is a Naval Defensive Sea Area and Airspace Reservation, and is closed to the public.
Population: Uninhabited

Lage: Ozeanien. Riff im Nordpacific, etwa auf halbem Weg zwischen Hawaii und American Samoa.
Regierung: Uninkooperiertes Territorium der Vereinigten Staaten. Verwaltet von Washington D.C. durch den US Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior. Ödes Korallenatoll mit einer tiefen, innen gelegenen Lagoone. Die meisten Zeit wird es überspült, so dass es nicht nutzbar ist. Die maximale Höhe von 1 Meter machen Kingman Reef zu einer Gefahr für die Schiffahrt. Kingman Reef ist seit 1922 im Besitz der Vereinigten Staaten. Es ist eine Naval Defensive Sea Area and Airspace Reservation, und ist für die Öffentlichkeit geschlossen.
Population: Unbewohnt.

· CIA World Factbook
· Jane's Ocenia Page: Kingman Reef
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Kingman Reef


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