Palmyra Atoll
geographical name island central Pacific in Line Islands area 1 square miles (2.6 square kilometers)

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  • Palmyra Atoll — is an incorporated atoll administered by the United States government. The atoll is 4.6 square miles (12 km²), and it is located in the Northern Pacific Ocean at coord|5|53|N|162|5|W|. Geographically, Palmyra is one of the Northern Line Islands… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmyra-Atoll — Palmyra Karte des Palmyra Atolls Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Archipel Line Islands …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Palmyra Atoll — Introduction Palmyra Atoll Background: The Kingdom of Hawaii claimed the atoll in 1862, and the US included it among the Hawaiian Islands when it annexed the archipelago in 1898. The Hawaii Statehood Act of 1959 did not include Palmyra Atoll,… …   Universalium

  • Palmyra (Atoll) — Vorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Höhe fehlt Palmyra Atoll Satellitenbild des Palmyra Atolls Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Archipel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Palmyra Atoll — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Palmyra Atoll <p></p> Background: <p></p> The Kingdom of Hawaii claimed the atoll in 1862, and the US included it among the Hawaiian Islands when it annexed the… …   The World Factbook

  • Palmyra Atoll — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Palmyra Atoll Country and Admin Code UM.400 UM …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Palmyra Atoll — n. uninhabited atoll in Northern Pacific Ocean southeast of Kingman Reef and north of Kiribati Line Islands located nearly south of the Hawaiian Islands (half way between Hawaii and American Samoa) which forms a part of the United States Minor… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • History of Palmyra Atoll — Palmyra was first sighted in 1798 by an American sea captain, Edmund Fanning of Stonington, Connecticut, while his ship the Betsy was in transit to Asia, but it was only later on November 7, 1802 that the first western people landed on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmyra (Inselgruppe) — Palmyra Karte des Palmyra Atolls Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Archipel Line Islands …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Palmyra (USA) — Palmyra Karte des Palmyra Atolls Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Archipel Line Islands …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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