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Palmyra Atoll

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Palmyra Atoll
Coordinates5°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
AirchipelagaeNorth Paceefic
Tot islands4
Aurie12 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Coastline14 km (8.7 mi)
Heichest elevation1.8288 m (6 ft)
 Unitit States
Palmyra Atoll is unner the admeenistration o the Office o Insular Affairs
Population4 - 10
Additional information
DesignatitApril 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 sindry 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. Archived frae the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 25 Februar 2013.
  2. Sterling, Eleanor (28 Julie 2010). "In the Middle of Nowhere, Snooping on Sea Turtles". New York Times. Retrieved 28 September 2010.
  3. Unattributed. "PARC Member Institutions". palmyraresearch.org. Retrieved 28 September 2010.