Jarvis Island Dependency status

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Dependency status: unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Washington, DC, by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge system

Definition: This entry describes the formal relationship between a particular nonindependent entity and an independent state.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of April 17, 2001

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