Johnston Atoll

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Johnston Atoll
Kalama Atoll
Unitit States Minor Ootlyin Islands
Banner o Johnston Atoll
Banner
Offeecial logo o Johnston Atoll
Unoffeecial Flag
Anthem: "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Map o Johnston Atoll
Map o Johnston Atoll
Johnston Atoll is locatit in North Paceefic
Johnston Atoll
Johnston Atoll
Location in the North Paceefic Ocean
Coordinates: 16°44′13″N 169°31′26″W / 16.73694°N 169.52389°W / 16.73694; -169.52389Coordinates: 16°44′13″N 169°31′26″W / 16.73694°N 169.52389°W / 16.73694; -169.52389
Kintra Unitit States
Status unorganised, unincorporatit territory
Claimed bi U.S. Mairch 19, 1858
Named for Captain Charles J. Johnston, HMS Cornwallis
Govrenment
 • Teep admeenistert as a National Wildlife Refuge
 • Bouk United States Fish and Wildlife Service
 • Superintendent Laura Beauregard, Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument
Aurie
 • Total 2.67 km2 (1.03 sq mi)
 • EEZ 407,635 km2 (157,389 sq mi)
Heichest elevation (Sand Island) 10 m (30 ft)
Lawest elevation (Paceefic Ocean) 0 m (0 ft)
Time zone Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone (UTC-10)
Geocode 127
ISO 3166 code UM
Currency US dollar (USD)
Wabsteid www.fws.gov/refuge/Johnston_Atoll/

Johnston Atoll, an aa kent as Kalama Atoll tae Native Hawaiians, is an unincorporatit territory o the Unitit States currently admeenistert bi the Unitit States Fish an Wildlife Service. Public entry is anerly bi special-uise permit frae the U.S. Fish an Wildlife Service.