Last modified on 6 January 2012, at 18:57

Atlas of Kingman Reef

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Kingman Reef

English Kingman Reef - Kingman Reef

Kingman Reef is a one square-kilometer tropical coral reef located in the North Pacific Ocean, roughly half way between Hawaiian Islands and ► American Samoa. It is the northernmost of the Northern Line Islands and is an unincorporated territory of the United States, administered from Washington, DC by the U.S. Navy. Kingman Reef as well as ► Baker Island, ► Howland Island, ► Jarvis Island, ► Johnston Atoll, ► Midway Atoll, ► Wake Island and ► Palmyra Atoll lie in the Pacific Ocean, south of Hawaii.


Short name Kingman Reef
Official name Kingman Reef
Status ► United States outlying island, American since 1922
Location Pacific Ocean
Capital -
Population No inhabitants
Area 1 km²
Major language(s) English
Major religion(s) -
More information Kingman Reef, Geography of Kingman Reef, History of Kingman Reef and Politics of Kingman Reef
More images Kingman Reef - Kingman Reef (Category).

General maps

Kingman Reef.svg Map of Kingman Reef

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Kingman Reef, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Kingman Reef. Kingman Reef was found in 1789 by Captain Edmund Fanning of the ship Betsey. Captain W.E. Kingman described it in 1853. It was formally annexed to the United States in 1922.

Satellite maps

Kingman Reef.png Satellite map

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