TITLE

Other Islands

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2009, p1517
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry fort some islands in the U.S. is presented. Navassa, sitting between Haiti and Jamaica, has a United States Coast Guard (USCG) lighthouse built in 1917. Wake Atoll's coral islands are Wake, Wilkes, and Peale which lie in the Pacific Ocean on the direct route from Hawaii to Hong Kong. Other islands part of The Pacific/Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex administered by the Department of Interior are Sand, Spit, and Jarvis.
ACCESSION #
44744047

 

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