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Jarvis Island 
coral island located in the South Pacific Ocean
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Instance of protected area,
insular area,
island
Part of Line Islands
Named after
  • Edward, Thomas and William Jarvis
LocationUnited States Minor Outlying Islands
Located in or next to body of water Pacific Ocean
Located on terrain feature Line Islands
Operator
Maintained by
IUCN protected areas category
  • IUCN category Ia: Strict Nature Reserve
Inception
  • 1935
Time of discovery or invention
  • 21 January 1821
Significant event
  • first sight (Eliza Francis, 1821)
  • United States Exploring Expedition (1841)
  • annexation (1858)
  • guano mining (1858, 1879, American Guano Company)
  • guano mining (1886, 1899, John T. Arundel & Co)
  • American Equatorial Islands Colonization Project (1935, 1942)
Width
  • 1.7 km
Length
  • 2.9 km
Population
  • 0 (2015)
Area
  • 4.75 km²
Elevation above sea level
  • 7 m
0° 22′ 00.12″ S, 160° 01′ 00.12″ W
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