Category:Jarvis Island

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Jarvis Island 
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coral island located in the South Pacific Ocean
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Instance ofprotected area,
insular area,
island
Part ofLine Islands
Named after
  • Edward, Thomas and William Jarvis
LocationLine Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, United States of America
Operator
IUCN protected areas category
  • IUCN category Ia: Strict Nature Reserve
Inception1935
Time of discovery or invention21 January 1821
Significant event
  • first sight (Eliza Francis, 21 August 1821)
  • United States Exploring Expedition (1841)
  • annexation (27 February 1858)
  • guano mining (1858, 1879, American Guano Company)
  • guano mining (1886, 1899, John T. Arundel & Co)
  • American Equatorial Islands Colonization Project (26 March 1935, 7 February 1942)
Width
  • 1.7 kilometre
Length
  • 2.9 kilometre
Population
  • 0 (2015)
Area
  • 4.75 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 7 metre
Authority control
VIAF ID: 315164010
WDPA ID: 2931
Wikidata

0° 22′ 00.12″ S, 160° 01′ 00.12″ W

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