Palmyra Atoll

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Palmyra Atoll
Coordinates 5°53′N 162°5′W / 5.883°N 162.083°W / 5.883; -162.083Coordinates: 5°53′N 162°5′W / 5.883°N 162.083°W / 5.883; -162.083
Airchipelagae North Paceefic
Tot islands 4
Aurie 12 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Coastline 14 km (8.7 mi)
Heichest elevation 1.8288 m (6 ft)
 Unitit States
Palmyra Atoll is unner the admeenistration o the Office o Insular Affairs
Population 4 - 10
Additional information


Designatit April 1, 2011

Palmyra Atoll /pælˈmrə/ is an unoccupied equatorial Northren Paceefic atoll admeenistered as an unorganized incorporatit territory bi the Unitit States federal govrenment. The variable temporary population o 4–20 "non-occupants" are staff an scientists employed bi various depairtments o the US govrenment an The Naitur Conservancy,[2] as well as a rotatin mix o Palmyra Atoll Research Consortium[3] scholars pursuin research.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Palmyra Atoll". Office of Insular Affairs. US Department of Interior. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  2. Sterling, Eleanor (July 28, 2010). "In the Middle of Nowhere, Snooping on Sea Turtles". New York Times. Retrieved September 28, 2010. 
  3. Unattributed. "PARC Member Institutions". Retrieved September 28, 2010.